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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19940418
Although he lives in New York, Field has been credited as being father of the Long Beach poetry scene. He won the Lamont Poetry Prize in 1963 and is a master of the narrative poem. He takes as his subjects movie stars, gay life, Jewishness, and Buddhism.
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