"...How Much Earth proves that the here-and-now and the local have the best... kinship with the infinite..." -- Eavan Boland
"...[An] abundant, earthy, and surprising body of work that enriches American poetry..." -- Edward Hirsch
About the Author
Christopher Buckley is Chair of Creative Writing at UC, Riverside. He has published nine poetry books and a memoir, and edited _On the Poetry of Philip Levine: Stranger to Nothing_. David Oliveira studied with Levine in the late sixties, in a class that included Larry Levis. He is publisher of Mille Grazie Press, and editor of "Solo", an award-winning poetry journal. M. L. Williams edited "Quarterly West", and has taught at UC, Santa Barbara.