In the spring of 2006 Pomona will publish the memoirs of Christopher
Barker, the son of the cult writer Elizabeth Smart (By Grand Central Station
I Sat Down and Wept) and the poet George Barker.
He beautifully relates the inner-workings of a Bohemian up-bringing and offers
an intriguing insight into one of the century's most important writers.
Although he is primarily a photographer, Christopher is himself a gifted writer
and an early draft of his memoir formed a recent cover story for the literary
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