Jack Foley

Jack Foley has published 15 books of poetry, 5 books of criticism, a book of stories, and a two-volume “chronoencyclopedia,” Visions & Affiliations: California Poetry 1940-2005. He became well known through his multi-voiced performances with his late wife, Adelle, who was also a poet; many of these performances are on YouTube. Foley’s most recent book is Grief Songs, dealing with the experience of Adelle’s death. He currently performs with his new life partner, Sangye Land.



Jack’s on the first track of the Quiet Lightning album, not for sale


See also:

Profile of Jack Foley by Evan Karp

Jack’s essay “Under the Influence”