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From the Western Door to the Lower West Side

Eric Gansworth, Milton Rogovin (Photographer)


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In this collaboration between two celebrated artists, Native American poet Eric Gansworth has written a book-length cycle of poems that interact with Milton Rogovin's photographs to form a unique experience, blending the written word and visual images. The poems and the photographs, taken over a period of forty years, reflect the journey from the Western Door of Seneca reservation culture--a culture distinctly different--to the lifestyles of Buffalo's Lower West Side.

Eric Gansworth's most recent book is "A Half-Life of Cardio-Pulmonary Function."

Milton Rogovin has been photographing those he refers to as "the forgotten ones" for over five decades.

White Pine Press (NY), 9781935210108, 114pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2009

About the Author

Milton Rogovin is a nationally reknown social documentary photographer. His work is included in major galleries around the world. His most recent publications include: The Bonds Between Us: A Celebration of Family; Milton Rogovin: The Forgotten Ones; and Windows That Open Inward: Images of Chile. Eric Gansworth (Onondaga) was raised on the Tuscarora Reservation and is professor of English and writer-in-residence at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. His books include A Half-Life of Cardio-Pulmonary Function which was included on the spring 2008 "Good Reads" list from the National Book Critics Circle, Breathing the Monster Alive, Mending Skins, and Smoke Dancing.