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George Hitchcock

George Hitchcock was born in Hood River, Oregon, in 1914. A playwright, poet, editor, painter, publisher, and labor activist, he founded and edited kayak , a poetry journal with an illustrious twenty-year run (1964-1984). Hitchcock was highly active in San Francisco's postwar literary and labor movements. His poetry collections including The Piano Beneath the Skin , Cloud-Taxis , and Tactics of Survival were published between 1962 and 2002. To both his personal craft and his work as a publisher...See more