Philomene Long

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Philomene Long
NationalityUnited States
Notable works"The Queen of Bohemia," "The Ghosts of Venice West," "American Zen Bones, Maezumi Roshi Stories," a prose work about the founder of the Zen Center of Los Angeles
SpousePoet John Thomas
ChildrenMaureen Luna-Long and Patrick Moore

Philomene Long (August 17, 1940 – August 21, 2007) was an American poet. Long was born in Greenwich Village, New York City. From the 1960s onward, she lived most of her life in Venice, California. In 2005, she was made Poet Laureate of Venice, CA.

Twin sister Pegarty Long is a producer and director, known for the films An Irish Vampire in Hollywood (2013) and Incision (1999).


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