Jack Foley

Title: Poet, Writer, Editor-in-Chief, Radio Host
Company: Station KPFA-FM
Location: Oakland, CA United States
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

  • Bright Lights, Contributor
  • Modern Language Association
  • National Poetry Association, San Francisco Chapter (Secretary, 1989-1995)
  • PEN Oakland (Program Director, 1990-1997)
  • Poets and Writers
  • The Alsop Review (Columnist, 1998-Present)

Achievements:

  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2019, 2018)
  • Author, “When Sleep Comes: Shillelegh Songs,” (2019)
  • Author, “The Dancer & the Dance: A Book of Distinctions” (2008-Present)
  • Co-Performer, Poetry (1985-Present)
  • Contributing Editor, Poetry Flash (1992-Present)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018)
  • Author, “Grief Songs” (2016)
  • Author, “RIVERRUN” (2016)
  • Author, “The Tiger and Other Tales” (2016)
  • Author, “A California Beat Literary Timeline – The 1950s” (2014)
  • Author, “LIFE” (2014)
  • Author, “EYES: Selected Poems” (2013)
  • Co-Author, “Sketches Poetical” (2012)
  • Author, “Visions & Affiliations: A California Literary Timeline: Poets & Poetry 1940-2005,” Two Volumes (2011)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1994-2011)
  • Co-Author, “Ahadada Reader 3” (2010)
  • Eponym, Jack Foley Day, Berkeley, CA (2010)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the West,” Marquis Who’s Who (2001-2010)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Berkeley Poetry Festival (2010)
  • Author, “Ash on an Old Man’s Sleeve” (2009)
  • Author, “The Dancer and the Dance: A Book of Distinctions” (2008)
  • Co-Author, “Fennel in The Rain” (2007)
  • Editor, “ALL: A James Broughton Reader” (2006)
  • Author, “Greatest Hits 1974-2003” (2004)
  • Author, “BEAT ‘And They Began to Call That Beat’: The Transmutations of a Word” (2003)
  • Editor, Contributor, “The Fallen Western Star Wars” (2001)
  • Editor, “Some Songs by Georges Brassens” (2001)
  • Author, “Foley’s Books: California Rebels, Beats and Radicals” (2000)
  • Author, “O Powerful Western Star” (2000)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Entertainment,” Marquis Who’s Who (1998-1999)
  • Author, “Saint James” (1998)
  • Editor, “Advice to the Lovelorn” (1998)
  • Co-Editor, “New Poetry From California: Dead, Requiem” (1998)
  • Author, “Bridget” (1997)
  • Author, “Exiles” (1996)
  • Author, “O Her Blackness Sparkles! The Life and Times of the Batman Art Gallery, San Francisco, 1960-1965” (1995)
  • Grant Recipient, Poetry, Oakland Arts Council (1992-1995)
  • Author, “Adrift” (1993)
  • Author, “Inciting Big Joy” (1993)
  • Resident Artist, The Djerassi Program (1994)
  • Author, “Gershwin” (1991)
  • Author, “Letters/Lights-Words for Adelle” (1987)
  • Woodrow Wilson Fellow, University of California, Berkeley (1963-1965)

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