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Michael McClure

Michael McClureAKA Michael Thomas McClure

Born: 20-Oct-1932
Birthplace: Marysville, KS
Died: 4-May-2020
Location of death: Oakland, CA
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Blossom; or Billy the Kid

Father: Thomas Johnston
Mother: Marion
Wife: Joanna (m. 1954, div.)
Daughter: Jane McClure
Wife: Amy Evans (m. 1997, until his death)

    University: Municipal University of Wichita (attended 1951-53)
    University: University of Arizona (attended 1953-54)
    University: BA, San Francisco State College (1955)
    Professor: California College of Arts and Crafts

    The Source (23-Jan-1999) · Himself
    What Happened to Kerouac? (16-Apr-1986) · Himself
    The Last Waltz (26-Apr-1978) · Himself
    The Hired Hand (11-Aug-1971) · Plummer
    Maidstone (1970)
    Beyond the Law (1968)

Author of books:
Passage (1956, poetry)
For Artaud (1959, poetry)
Hymns to St. Geryon and Other Poems (1959, poetry)
The New Book / A Book of Torture (1961, poetry)
Dark Brown (1961, poetry)
Meat Science Essays (1963)
The Blossom; or Billy the Kid (1964)
Poisoned Wheat (1965, poetry)
Unto Caesar (1965, poetry)
Love Lion Book (1966, poetry)
Hail Thee Who Play (1968, poetry)
The Sermons of Jean Harlow and the Curses of Billy the Kid (1968, poetry)author:Muscled Apple Swift:1968:(poetry)
Little Odes and The Raptors (1969, poetry)
The Surge (1969, poetry)
Star (1970, poetry)
The Mad Cub (1970, poetry)
The Adept (1971, poetry)
The Mammals (1972, poetry)
The Book of Joanna (1973, poetry)
Solstice Blossom (1973, poetry)
Rare Angel (1974, poetry)

Wrote plays:
The Beard (1965)
Gorf (1976)
Josephine, the Mouse Singer (1980)

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