Gerald Locklin

is a small press legend whom Charles Bukowski once called “one of the great undiscovered talents of our time.”  He is the author of more than 150 books, chapbooks, and broadsides and has published over 4,000 poems, stories, articles, reviews, and interviews including his latest collection, Poets and Pleasure Seekers: New and Selected Poems, 20102015 which has just been published by Spout Hill Press.  A native Easterner, he went west to obtain his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona and later taught at California State University, Long Beach where he is now Professor Emeritus of English.