California Poetry (Paperback)

By Dana Gioia (Editor), Chryss Yost (Editor), Jack Hicks (Editor)

Heyday Books, 9781890771720, 376pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2003



Poetry. Anthology. From the campfires of mining settlements to the coffee shops of San Francisco's North Beach, poetry has long been central to the California experience. This is an authoritative yet accessible collection that brings together 150 years of California poetry in one volume: a comprehensive historical anthology of the state's poetry from the gold rush era to the present that offers the finest poetry by California authors of all schools and ideas. Includes work by Joaquin Miller, Robinson Jeffers, Charles Bukowski, and Michael McClure.