Andrew Hoyem

was born in South Dakota in 1935 and has lived in California since 1946. After Pomona College and three years as a naval officer, he became a printer and publisher in San Francisco in 1961, first at the Auerhahn Press in partnership with Dave Haselwood, publishing authors from the Beat Generation, then in partnership with Robert Grabhorn in a company named Grabhorn Hoyem, finally, continuing after the death of Grabhorn, as the Arion Press, producing deluxe limited edition books and artist books, now nearing 100 titles a list that includes poets such as Robert Duncan, Emily Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Bill Berkson, Seamus Heaney, John Milton, William Carlos Williams, William Shakespeare, Herman Melville, Michael McClure, Vladimir Nabokov, Allen Ginsberg, Guido Cavalcanti, Frank O’Hara, W. B. Yeats, Czeslaw Milosz, and Wallace Stevens. He is the author of five books and pamphlets of poetry.