Neeli Cherkovski Bio

Neeli Cherkovski was born in Santa Monica, Ca. He is writer-in-residence at New College of California in San Francisco. He is the author of twelve volumes of poetry, two biographies, and a book of critical memoirs, WHITMAN'S WILD CHILDREN. His poetry collection, TOLTEC STONE, MEXICAN WINDOWS will be published soon by Cedar Hill. Another collection, PAINTER POEMS, follows. Cherkovski is also finishing a book-length essay on poetry, THE MUSE'S ALPHABET.