book notes from a marriage

Notes from a Marriage

Poems and Photography

Although Gavin’s photography has been published in numerous books and periodicals in the past, NOTES FROM A MARRIAGE (poetry and photography) is the first true collection of his images. Utilizing the classic (and sold-out) poems from his original NOTES as text for these 44 disparate images, and a Foreword from author Felice Picano (who originally published the text, the Gavin Dillard Poetry Library & Archive has created a lovely, case-bound, 8.5” x 8.5” coffee table edition. Images include a number of luminaries, such as Christopher Isherwood, Don Bachardy, and Tom of Finland. CAVEAT: there is nudity.

Published by the Gavin Dillard Poetry Library & Archive, 188 pages, hardbound, $40pp

For a personally inscribed version contact the author at GavinGeoffreyDillard@gmail.com $45pp

Notes from a Marriage

Graybeard Abbey

Metaphors, Mumblings and Meditations

The twelfth and latest book by Gavin Dillard, on the newly-formed Gavin Dillard Poetry Library & Archive imprint, the poetic journals of 2016, written at Graybeard Abbey in Black Mountain, NC.

Published by the Gavin Dillard Poetry Library & Archive, 220 pages, hardbound, $33pp

For a personally inscribed version contact the author at GavinGeoffreyDillard@gmail.com $38pp

Graybeard Abbey

Nocturnal Omissions

A Tale of Two Poets

A poetic conversation and romance between Dillard and the younger New York poet, Eric Norris, NOCTURNAL OMISSIONS is the subject and inspiration for the award-winning opera (by Clint Borzoni and John de los Santos) When Adonis Calls.

Published by Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011; trade paper, $16.95
$22pp

For a personally inscribed version contact the author at GavinGeoffreyDillard@gmail.com $27pp

Nocturnal Omissions

A Day for a Lay

a century of gay poetry

1999. Dillard edits this definitive anthology of queer male verse from the 20th Century. He is included in the roster which hails from Edward Carpenter to Kirk Reed.

Out of print, but often findable on Amazon.com or Abe Books.

In the Flesh

Undressing for Success

Gavin’s early memoir, published in 1998 by Lyle Stewart’s Barricade Books, after being blocked by Dolly Parton, Barry Diller and David Geffen on the Penguin imprint.

Out of print, but often findable on Amazon.com or Abe Books.

Between the Cracks

The Daedalus Anthology of Kinky Verse

1996. Edited by Gavin Dillard and illustrated with his kinky photos of some of the authors.
Still available from Daedalus Publishing Company and sometimes found on Amazon.com

Yellow Snow

and other poems

Published in 1993 by Bhakti Books, Dillard’s poems enhanced by naked studio pictures of the author by Jack Shear. $22pp

For a personally inscribed version contact the author at GavinGeoffreyDillard@gmail.com $27pp

Yellow Snow

In cooperation with the Gavin Dillard archives in the James C Hormel LGBT Center of the San Francisco Public Library

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