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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 1 Collection or Record:

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 Writings include published and unpublished works by both Killian and Bellamy.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