Frederick Eckman

Fred­er­ick Eck­man (27 Oct 1924 — 28 Oct 1996), Ohio poet, editor, edu­cator. Neo-beat­nik. Deceased. [google]


Author of sev­er­al poet­ry col­lec­tions includ­ing [amazonify]B0006C48WS::text::::San­dusky & Back[/amazonify] and the 1958 chap­book [amazonify]B0007F7WVI::text::::Cobras and cock­le shells: modes in recent poet­ry[/amazonify].

His work was posthu­mous­ly col­lect­ed in [amazonify]0943373581::text::::Over West: Select­ed Writ­ings of Fred­er­ick Eck­man, with Com­men­taries and Appre­ci­a­tions[/amazonify] (Nation­al Poet­ry Foun­da­tion 1999). [GoodReads]

Bio page online at The Fred­er­ick W. Eck­man Col­lec­tion, MS775, part of the Cen­ter for Archival Col­lec­tions at Bowl­ing Green State Uni­ver­si­ty.

Son, Tom Eck­man (also a poet), and his infant daugh­ter were both among Charles Whit­man’s vic­tims dur­ing the sniper attack at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Austin on Aug 1, 1966. [pdf] [html]

First published on February 26th, 2009 at 4:42 pm (EST) and last modified on October 18th, 2011 at 8:45 am (EST).

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