Neeli Cherkovski was born in Los Angeles and has Lived in San Francisco since 1974. He is the author of many books of poetry and proseand books translated into Turkish, German, Italian, and Spanish. He is recipient of a PEN Josephine Miles Award for excellence in literature and the Jack Mueller poetry prize for 2018. His latest books poetry are “In the Odes” and “Elegy for My Beat Generation.” Cherkovski’s papers are at the Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley. He will read from “Elegy forMy Beat Generation” and from a new book; “Hyper”. He will also be available to discuss poetics and lead conversation of same. At the Gloucester Writers Center, our mission is to celebrate and preserve Gloucester’s literary history, and to share that literary spirit with all in our future. We work to ensure that every voice can explore, develop, and be heard through dialogue, the literary arts, and the artistic process. For more information on the Gloucester Writers Center and our upcoming events, workshops, and classes, check us out on Facebook, YouTube, @writers_center on Twitter, @gloucesterwriterscenter on Instagram and Tumblr, find our podcasts on iTunes, or head to our website: www.GloucesterWriters.org.
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