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Guide to the David Trinidad Papers
ca. 1970-2002
 MSS 106

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 2003, Trinidad finding aid converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by one2two.xsl. 2004, Revised by Melanie Meyers Cushman. 2005-10-25, Revised by Leslie Myrick. Edited by Molly Davy to reflect updated box numbers  , March 2016

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Title: David Trinidad Papers
Dates: ca. 1970-2002
Abstract: Born in California in 1953, David Trinidad is a poet and teacher. He studied under Ann Stanford, Allen Ginsberg and Joan Larkin, and early in his career, he was the editor and publisher of Sherwood Press which published titles by such poets as: Dennis Cooper, Amy Gerstler, Tim Dlugos, and Alice Notley. Trinidad's own books of poems include: Pavane (1981); Monday, Monday (1985); Living Doll (1986); November (1987); Three Stories (1988); A Taste of Honey, with Bob Flanagan (1990); Answer Song (1994); Plasticville, (2000). He has been associated with the Beyond Baroque Literary/Arts Center in Venice, California and has an M.F.A. in Poetry from Brooklyn College. Currently Director of the Graduate Poetry Program at Columbia College in Chicago, he was previously on the Core Faculty of the M.F.A. Program at the New School in Manhattan. He has also taught at Princeton, Rutgers, and Antioch (Los Angeles).
Quantity: 54.5 linear feet (45 boxes)
Call Phrase: MSS 106