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Killian, Kevin



  • Existence: 1952 - 2019

Kevin Killian (1952-2019) was an American poet, writer, editor, and playwright. Killian and co-editor Peter Gizzi won the American Book Award for poetry in 2009 for My Vocabulary Did This to Me: The Collected Poetry of Jack Spicer (Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2008). He was a co-founder of the Poets Theater performance group in San Francisco. Killian was married to Dodie Bellamy.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Kevin Killian and Dodie Bellamy papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1090
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, professional papers, research files, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual materials, and electronic media documenting the lives and work of Kevin Killian and Dodie Bellamy. The correspondence documents their personal, professional, and family networks and includes writers, poets, and collaborators. Writings include published and unpublished works by both Killian and Bellamy. Professional papers include essays, talks, and other papers...
Dates: 1948-2015

Eileen Myles papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1466
Overview: The collection contains writings, correspondence, notebooks and journals, personal and professional papers, printed material, computer and audiovisual media, and other papers by or relating to the writer, poet, and performance artist Eileen Myles.
Dates: 1958-2017