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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Dana Gioia Dana Gioia provides his accounting of his work as California’s tenth Poet Laureate. Originally delivered to the California Senate Rules Committee, this interview accounts for Gioia’s understanding of how poetry and the arts can connect with ordinary Californians in collaborative ways...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
.../Doubleday). D A N A G I O I A is the ex-chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts and Poet Laureate of California. He received an MA in comparative literature from Harvard University and has published five full-length collec- tions of poetry between 1986 and 2016. M A T T H E W G U S H is the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... at Golden Gate Fields, the racetrack next to the Bulb, until he went to prison for robbing a bank. For a while, Jimbow the Hobow his spelling lived in the section of the Bulb called the Ghetto. The Bulb s poet laureate for decades, he lived all over the peninsula at dif- ferent times. He grew up on a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 102–107.
Published: 01 March 2016
... immensity of the fog, explains the remarkable number of writers, and especially poets such as recent American poet laureate Phillip Levine and current poet laureate, Juan Phillip Herrera, who were either born here or came here from else- where to live their lives and hone their craft. On the other end of...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2014
... County area. Chang s work is inspired by both John Steinbeck and Johannes Vermeer, influences which combine to make paintings that are subtle, very personal, and imbued with a deep sense of place. The exhibit is open through 6 April 2015. Reconsider Winter Czes aw Mi osz, the Polish writer, poet, and...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Honor- ary Composer Laureate of the State of California late in his life, during the late 1970s. Bestowing this title on Gerald Wilson could raise awareness and generate discussion about establishing a formal, official appointment with a two-year term, modeled after the state Poet Laureate posi- tion...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 76–81.
Published: 01 June 2012
... 210 west of Pasadena, I slide in a Johnny Cash. PHOTOGRAPH BY HEINRICH KLAFFS Boom0202_08.indd 79 07/06/12 2:25 PM 80 boomca l i f o r n i a . c om CD of country s poet laureate, Hank Williams, and we ride the foothills together. Hank s songs remain unsurpassed sixty years after his death. He begins...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 86–91.
Published: 01 June 2012
... them with pepper spray. In fact, this was not the first police assault on UC tuition protesters. The demonstrations in Davis were inspired in part by those held in Berkeley on 9 November, where sheriff s deputies attacked and beat students and faculty, among them Robert Hass, former Poet Laureate of...