Sesshu Foster

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Sesshu Foster (born April 5, 1957) is an American poet and novelist.


Foster has taught composition and literature in East LA since 1985, and has also taught at the University of Iowa, the California Institute of the Arts, the University of California, Santa Cruz and the Jack Kerouac School's Summer Writing Program. [1] He was in residence at California State University, Los Angeles.[2]


Selected works[edit]

  • City Terrace Field Manual. Kaya/Muae. 1996. ISBN 978-1-885030-19-1.
  • Michelle T. Clinton; Sesshu Foster; Naomi Quinonez, eds. (July 1989). Invocation L.A.: Urban Multicultural Poetry. West End Press. ISBN 978-0-931122-52-1.
  • Atomik Aztex. City Lights Publishing. 2005. ISBN 978-0-87286-440-5.
  • American Loneliness: Selected Poems (Beyond Baroque, 2006)
  • World Ball Notebook. City Lights Publishers. 2008. ISBN 978-0-87286-467-2.
  • ELADATL: A History of the East Los Angeles Dirigible Air Transport Lines, City Lights Publishers, 2019.



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