George Albon


George Albon is the author of Empire Life (Littoral Books, 1998); Thousands Count Out Loud (lyric& Press, 2000); Brief Capital of Disturbances (Omnidawn Publishing, 2003), which won a Book of the Year award from the Small Press Traffic literary foundation; Step (The Post-Apollo Press, 2006); Momentary Songs (Krupskaya, 2008); Aspiration (Omnidawn Publishing, 2013); Fire Break (Nightboat Books, 2013), winner of the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association Award for Poetry in 2014; and Lyric Multiples (Nightboat Books, 2018). His work has appeared in Hambone, New American Writing, O Anthology 4, Avec Sampler 1, and the anthologies The Gertrude Stein Awards in Innovative American Poetry, Bay Poetics, and Blood and Tears: Poems for Matthew Shepard. His essay “The Paradise of Meaning” was the George Oppen Memorial Lecture for 2002. He lives and works in San Francisco.

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