Category Archives: Alice Notley

The New York School, and more, in Louisville

  I’ve just gotten back from the very fun and stimulating Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900 (directed by the esteemed poetry scholar Alan Golding) which, this year at least, amply demonstrated that scholarly work devoted to the poets of the New York School … Continue reading

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Edwin Denby and the New York School: A Reading for Edwin Denby at the Poetry Project

  On Wednesday, February 11, the Poetry Project at St. Marks in New York will host “Dancers, Buildings, and People: A Reading for Edwin Denby,” a tribute for Edwin Denby (1903-1983), the poet and dance critic who was such an important … Continue reading

Posted in Alice Notley, Anne Waldman, Anselm Berrigan, Bill Berkson, Edwin Denby, Eileen Myles, Frank O'Hara, Jim Carroll, Poetry Project at St. Marks, Ron Padgett, Rudy Burkhardt

A Holiday Postcard by Alice Notley

The New York Times just posted a little piece by Alexandria Symonds about a new exhibit at Poets House in New York, curated by Kevin Young and Lisa Chinn. Those in need of a little inspiration for their holiday correspondence this … Continue reading

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Alice Notley Symposium: Alette in Oakland

This weekend, the Bay Area Public School is hosting a big symposium on the work of Alice Notley in Oakland, California.  The event features a great line-up of readers and speakers, including Notley herself, a keynote talk by Eileen Myles, … Continue reading

Posted in Alice Notley, Bernadette Mayer, Conferences and Talks, Eileen Myles, Event

Frank O’Hara as Pac-Man, Ingesting the World

In the current New Yorker, there’s an excellent review by Dan Chiasson of two recent books by Rachel Zucker that connects her work to, among other poets, Frank O’Hara. (I recently posted about Zucker and the influence of Alice Notley, who Chiasson also mentions). … Continue reading

Posted in Alice Notley, Frank O'Hara, NY School Influence, Rachel Zucker, Reviews

Rachel Zucker on Alice Notley and Her Influence

The poet Rachel Zucker pays tribute to Alice Notley on the blog Literary Mothers, which gathers short essays on female literary influence.  She recalls the serendipity of her first discovery of Notley: “At [James] Schuyler’s San Diego archives I called up … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Poetry of Alice Notley (NY, 3/13/14)

For those of you in New York this weekend, there will be an event devoted to the work of Alice Notley featuring a great cast reading selections of her poetry, as part of the Downtown Literary Festival. Here are the details: “The … Continue reading

Posted in Alice Notley, Event, New York

Roundup of Recent Links (1/22/14)

There is much more going on out there in poetry-land than I can adequately keep up with on this humble blog, so I thought I would periodically gather together some recent links that might be of interest and post them … Continue reading

Posted in Alice Notley, Frank O'Hara, Interview, John Ashbery, John Yau, Kenneth Koch, Reviews, Ron Padgett, Roundup | 1 Comment

Notley News: Boston Review Interview and Notley-Inspired Rock Band

The Boston Review has published a new interview with Alice Notley, by Lindsay Turner, along with a selection of new poems.  In the wide-ranging interview, Notley speaks of her recent work, the death of her mother, her fascination with epic … Continue reading

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“Nomadic Travels and Travails”: Conference on Alice Notley and Pierre Joris in Belgium

    There’s an upcoming conference being held in Belgium in November 2013 on the work of two very interesting poets, Alice Notley and Pierre Joris, and issues of nomadism, hybridity, translation, and transnationalism.  The title of the seminar is “Moving Back … Continue reading

Posted in Alice Notley, Conferences and Talks, Event, Translation