David Meltzer

David Meltzer is a teacher and author of more than 40 books of poetry and prose. Titles include David's Copy: Selected Poems (Penguin Poets) and When I was a Poet (City Lights Pocket Poets # 60.) He's also edited various anthologies including San Francisco Beat: Talking With The Poets (City Lights), Writing Jazz (Mercury House), and The Secret Garden: Anthology of the Classical Kabbalah (Station Hill). In 2011 he received the SF Bay Guardian award for Lifetime Achievement.