Category Archives: Anne Waldman

Nick Sturm on “Memorial Day,” by Ted Berrigan and Anne Waldman

For your Memorial Day reading pleasure, check out this great, informative post by the poet Nick Sturm (who is also, fortunately, one of my grad students). Sturm writes about “Memorial Day,” the long, collaborative poem written by Ted Berrigan and Anne Waldman.  Almost … Continue reading

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PoemTalk podcast on Anne Waldman

The latest installment of the terrific podcast series PoemTalk, hosted by Al Filreis, features a discussion of a poem by Anne Waldman.  Filreis is joined by Orchid Tierney, Stacy Szymaszek, and Pierre Joris for a lively and illuminating conversation about Waldman’s poem “To the Censorious Ones,” … Continue reading

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Andrei Codrescu’s New and Selected Poems, reviewed by Marjorie Perloff

The Los Angeles Review of Books has put up a special feature on Andrei Codrescu, which includes an interview, a sampling of poems, and a sharp review of his career-spanning new book, So Recently Rent a World : New and Selected Poems: 1968-2012, by Marjorie … Continue reading

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“Song for Bernadette: An Evening of Lyrics and Dance,” at the Poetry Project in September

Next month there will be benefit held in honor of Bernadette Mayer, at the Poetry Project at St. Marks, in New York.  (For more information about Mayer’s situation and the “Friends of Bernadette Mayer Fund,” see this Harriet blog post … Continue reading

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Ted Berrigan and Anne Waldman reading “Memorial Day,” c. 1973

This rare video of Ted Berrigan and Anne Waldman reading their long collaborative poem “Memorial Day” in 1973 was just published yesterday on the Smithsonian’s youtube channel (perhaps in honor of the holiday just passed).  It’s great to have it … Continue reading

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