Leonard J. Cirino, poet and literary publisher, lived on the Mendocino Coast between Albion and Caspar from the late 1970s until the late 1990s. While in residence, he established Pygmy Forest Press, which published his own work and that of his contemporaries, both on Mendocino coast and elsewhere. He later moved to Eureka and eventually to Springfield, Illinois, to live near his brother's farm, continuing to write and publish until he passed away in 2012.
The collection is divided into three categories:
Section 1 contains books and broadsides by Leonard Cirino
Section 2 contains periodicals and anthologies that Cirino contributed to.
Section 3 contains books, boradsides and various fol