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Walt Phillips small press collection
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Description
Walt Phillips, a former newspaper journalist, photographer, and columnist has created hundreds of poems and drawings since 1959. His work has appeared in many publications, including The Massachusetts Review; Prairie Schooner; Yellow Brick Road; Pearl; Wormwood Review; and Chiron Review. Other notable contributors to some of these journals include writer Charles Bukowski and poet Lyn Lifshin. Copies of the issues of these and many other journals in which his work was published are now housed in the North Bay Regional and Special Collections.
Background
Walt Phillips, considered a legend by many involved in the small press world, was born in Greenfield, Massachusetts. He is a former newspaper journalist, photographer, and columnist. Mr. Phillips has, since 1959, created hundreds of poems and drawings. His work has appeared in many publications, including The Massachusetts Review; Prairie Schooner; Yellow Brick Road; Pearl; Wormwood Review; and Chiron Review. He currently resides in the North San Francisco Bay Area of California.
Extent
21 linear feet
Restrictions
The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.
Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment.