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Born in September 10, 1912 / Died in June 3, 1994 / United States / English



  • There Are the Ravens (1935). San Leandro, CA: Greater Western Publishing.
  • San Joaquin (1939). Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchie Press.
  • War Elegies (1944). Waldport, Oregon: Untide Press.
  • The Residual Years (1948). New York: New Directions.
  • A Privacy of Speech (1949). Berkeley: The Equinox Press.
  • The Crooked Lines of God (1959). Detroit: University of Detroit Press.
  • The Hazards of Holiness (1962). Garden City, NY: Doubleday.
  • The Poet is Dead: a Memorial for Robinson Jeffers (1964). San Francisco: Auerhahn Press.
  • The Blowing of the Seed (1966). New Haven: Henry W. Wenning.
  • Single Source: The Early Poems of William Everson, 1934-1940 (1966). Berkeley: Oyez.
  • In the Fictive Wish (1967). Berkeley: Oyez.
  • The Rose of Solitude (1967). Garden City, NY: Doubleday.
  • The Springing of the Blade (1968) Reno, Nevada: The Black Rock Press.
  • A Canticle to the Water Birds (1968). Berkeley: Eizo.
  • The City Does Not Die (1969). Berkeley: Oyez.
  • The Last Crusade (1969). Berkeley: Oyez.
  • Who Is She That Looketh Forth as the Morning (1972). Santa Barbara: Capricorn Press.
  • Tendril in the Mesh (1973). Aromas, California: Cayucos Books.
  • Black Hills (1973). San Francisco: Didymus Press.
  • Man-Fate: The Swan Song of Brother Antoninus (1974). New York: New Directions (W.W. Norton)
  • River-Root: A Syzygy for the Bicentennial of These States (1976). Berkeley: Oyez.
  • The Veritable Years, 1949-1966 (1978). Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press.
  • The Masks Of Drought (1980). Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press.
  • Birth of a Poet (1982). Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press
Autobiography and interviews
  • Prodigious Thrust (1996). Santa Rosa, California: Black Sparrow Press.
  • Naked Heart: Talking on Poetry, Mysticism, and the Erotic (1992). Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, College of Arts and Sciences.
  • On Printing (1992). San Francisco: Book Club of California.
  • Take Hold Upon the Future: Letters on Writers and Writing, 1938-1946 (1994). Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press.
Literary criticism
  • Robinson Jeffers: Fragments of an Older Fury (1968) Berkeley: Oyez.
  • Archetype West: The Pacific Coast as a Literary Region (1974). Berkeley: Oyez.
  • Dionysus and the Beat: Four Letters on the Archetype (1977). Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press.
  • The Excesses of God: Robinson Jeffers as a Religious Figure (1988). Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.