Category Archives: Jim Carroll

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

Interview with Bernadette Mayer at Coldfront

Coldfront has published a three-part interview with Bernadette Mayer by Stephanie Anderson.  The two poets have a lively and detailed conversation that covers a lot of ground, including Mayer’s editing of the landmark journal of poetry and conceptual art, 0 To 9, her friendship … Continue reading

Posted in Bernadette Mayer, Interview, Jim Carroll, Joe Brainard

“The Reason I Write”: Sherman Alexie on Jim Carroll

                 In today’s New York Times Book Review, there is an interview with the novelist and poet Sherman Alexie.   While giving a list of his favorite novelists, he mentions Jim Carroll, who … Continue reading

Posted in Jim Carroll, NY School Influence

“The New York School Goes Country” — Daniel Kane on Timothy Gray’s Urban Pastoral

The new issue of Contemporary Literature includes a review by Daniel Kane of Timothy Gray’s 2010 book, Urban Pastoral: Natural Currents in the New York School (university subscription required for access, I believe). As Kane notes in his thoughtful review, Gray’s book … Continue reading

Posted in Barbara Guest, Book Review, Criticism, Diane DiPrima, Frank O'Hara, James Schuyler, Jane Freilicher, Jim Carroll, John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch