i've posted about leland hickman and temblor and douglas messerli's meetings-up-with-hickman here before, and so
You're invited to a publication party for
Tiresias: The Collected Poems of Leland Hickman
published by Nightboat Books & Otis Books/Seismicity Editions
with brief readings by Bill Mohr, Stephen Motika & Martha Ronk
Saturday, December 12, 5-7pm
8380 Beverly Blvd, 3 blocks east of La Cienega Bl.
Los Angeles poet and editor LELAND HICKMAN (1934-1991) was the author of two collections of poetry: Great Slave Lake Suite (1980), which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and Lee Sr. Falls to the Floor (1991). He was the editor of the poetry journal Temblor, which ran for 10 issues during the 1980s. This new volume collects all of the poems published during Hickman's life as well as previously unpublished pieces. The volume, edited by Stephen Motika, features a preface by Dennis Phillips and an afterword by Bill Mohr.