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Jack Foley


Jack Foley is a poet, critic, and host of "Cover to Cover," heard every Wednesday at 3:00 on KPFA FM Berkeley and at kpfa.org. His new work is the two-volume Visions & Affiliations: A California Literary Time Line: Poets & Poetry 1940-2005. His poetry includes Letters/Lights-Words for Adelle, Gershwin, Exiles, Adrift, Greatest Hits 1974-2003, Ash on an Old Man's Sleeve, and "A Disordered City," a chapbook in Ahadada Reader 3. His critical essays include O Powerful Western Star: Poetry & Art in California, Foley's Books: California Rebels, Beats, and Radicals, and The Dancer and the Dance: A Book of Distinctions. He is noted for his performances with his wife, Adelle, also a poet. In June 2010, he received The Berkeley Poetry Festival Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a contributing editor to Poetry Flash

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