Category Archives: Ron Padgett

June’s Poetry Magazine: Harry Mathews, Ron Padgett, and a Hint of Frank O’Hara

Poetry magazine, given a jolt of energy under new editor Don Share, continues to display an exciting eclecticism and openness to multiple traditions, including an ongoing special interest in the poetry of the New York School (a development I posted about here). … Continue reading

Posted in Bernadette Mayer, Bill Berkson, Frank O'Hara, Grace Hartigan, Harry Mathews, John Ashbery, John Cage, Journals, Locus Solus, NY School Influence, Podcast, Poems, Reviews, Ron Padgett | 1 Comment

Roundup of Recent Links (2/24/14)

Here is another gathering of some recent news, links, and announcements that might be of interest: Ron Padgett’s Collected Poems has been named a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, along with four other finalists, Joshua Beckman, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Elizabeth Robinson, … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibit, Book Review, John Ashbery, John Cage, Kenneth Koch, Mark Ford, Michael Benedikt, Reviews, Ron Padgett, Roundup, Rudy Burkhardt, Visual Art, William S. Burroughs | 1 Comment

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

Ron Padgett’s Collected Poems, reviewed by David Lehman

Ron Padgett’s Collected Poems has just appeared from Coffee House Press, and to welcome its arrival, there’s a good review of the book by David Lehman in Publishers Weekly.  Lehman writes: Long a mainstay of the New York School’s second generation, … 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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10 Questions for Ron Padgett

To celebrate the publication next month of Ron Padgett’s Collected Poems, the Huffington Post has put up “‘Perpetual Delight’: 10 Questions for Poet Ron Padgett,” a brief interview with Padgett conducted by Travis Nichols. In his preface to the interview, Nichols writes … Continue reading

Posted in Bill Berkson, Interview, James Schuyler, John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, Kenward Elmslie, Ron Padgett | Leave a comment

Ashbery for Kids: Lemony Snicket’s Poetry Portfolio for Children

John Ashbery is not often thought of as a kid-friendly poet — to be honest, he’s not always thought of as an adult-friendly poet.  But surely there are elements of his work that would appeal to children — the strangeness … Continue reading

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Short Takes

A few short takes on items that might be of interest: Exciting news for fans of Ron Padgett: Padgett’s Collected Poems will be published later this year by Coffee House Press. “Ron Padgett’s poems are essential and Ron Padgett is a … Continue reading

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