Gerald Locklin

Gerald Locklin

Gerald LocklinOccupation: Language Educator; Poet; Writer
Born: Rochester, New York, 1941

Education:
PhD, University of Arizona (1964)
MA, University of Arizona (1963)
BA, St. John Fisher College (1961)

Career:
Professor Emeritus, California State University, Long Beach (2007-Present)
Professor of English, California State University, Long Beach, CA (1965-2007)
Instructor, California State University, Los Angeles, CA (1964-1965)
Senior Poetry Editor, Chiron Review

Civic:
Founder, Endowment for Student Writing Competition, California State University, Long Beach

Creative Works:
Co-author, “The Toad Poems” (2007); Author, “New Orleans, Chicago and Points Elsewhere” (2006); Author, “The Pocket Book: A Novella and Nineteen Short Fictions” (2003); Author, “The Life Force Poems” (2002); Author, “A Simpler Time A Simpler Place: Three Mid-Century Stories” (2000); Author, “Candy Bars: Selected Stories” (2000); Author, “Down and Out” (1999); Author, “Go West, Young Toad: Selected Writings” (1999); Author, Annual Jazz Poem Chapbooks (1997-2007); Featured, “The Oxford Companion to Twentieth Century Literature in English” (1996); Author, “Charles Bukowski: A Sure Bet” (1995); Co-editor, “A New Geography of Poets” (1992); Author, “The Gold Rush” (1989); Author, “The Case of the Missing Blue Volkswagen” (1984); Author, Numerous Poems; Author, Short Stories; Published by, 13E Note Éditions; Published by, Ambit Magazine; Published by, Beggars & Cheeseburgers; Published by, BlazeVox Books; Published by, Bottle of Smoke Press; Published by, Burning Shore Press; Published by, Chiron Review; Published by, Chuckwagon Press; Published by, Coagula; Published by, Connotation Press; Published by, David Caddy; Published by, Donna Hilbert; Published by, Edward Field; Published by, Henry Denander; Published by, Iconoclast Literary Magazine; Published by, John Yamrus; Published by, Joy Thomas; Published by, Kamini Press; Published by, Leconte Editore; Published by, Lummox Press; Published by, Mark Weber Jazz for Mostly; Published by, Narrative Magazine; Published by, Outlaw Poetry Network; Published by, Pearl Magazine; Published by, Presa Press; Published by, Rattle; Published by, Ravenna Press; Published by, Slipstream Press; Published by, Spout Hill Press; Published by, Tears in the Fence; Published by, The Spot Lit Magazine; Published by, Verdant Press; Published by, Water Row Books; Published by, Wormwood Review; Published by, Yossarian Universal News Service

Achievements:
The author of over 155 books, chapbooks, and broadsides of poetry, fiction, and criticism, with over 3,000 poems, stories, articles, reviews, and interviews published in periodicals; His writings are archived by the Special Collections of the CSULB library and in the University at Buffalo Poetry Collection

Memberships:
Western Literature Association; Associate Writing Programs; Hemingway Society; E.E. Cummings Society; PEN Center USA; Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center; Los Angeles County Museum of Arts; Norton Simon Museum; Huntington Library & Museum

Family:
Son of Ivan Locklin; Esther Locklin

Hobbies:
Swimming; Jazz; Travel; New York Yankees; Los Angeles Lakers

Email:
glocklin@csulb.edu

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in American Education – 2007-2008, 8th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in American Education – 2004-2005, 6th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the West – 2000-2001, 27th Edition (pub. 1999)

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