Larry Kearney was Born in Brooklyn, New York. He moved to San Francisco in ’64 and became involved with the group of poets centered around North Beach and generally and inaccurately described as the San Francisco Renaissance—Spicer, MacInnis, Duerden, Duncan, Brautigan, Stanley, Blaser, Kyger, Meltzer, Hirschman et al. His closest friends in poetry were Jack Spicer and Richard Duerden, and Spicer’s insistence on being willing to, and capable of, saying what the poem wants to say when it wants to say it, endures for him as a working definition—poetry as the whole of the real—the seen and unseen, heard and unheard—the voices of the haunted living and the unsuccessfully dead. He currently lives in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Mouron-sur-Yonne, France.

The Bay Ridge Novels

Class Warfare

ISBN  978-1-952419-51-5

340 pages           $20.00



ISBN 978-1-956005-18-9

272 pages      $20.00




ISBN 978-1-956005-26-4

220 pages      $20.00



Pale Horse

ISBN 978-1-956005-17-2

256 pages      $20.00




ISBN 978-1-956005-19-6

338 pages      $20.00



Power & Misery

ISBN 978-1-947980-78-5

192 pages        $16.00


Testamentality, Transcryption

An Emotional Memoir of Jack Spicer

ISBN  978-1-949966-68-8

178 pages        $16.00