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SF Zine Fest in Review: Best of the Lo-Fi Set! September 5, 2013: San Francisco Zine Fest took place this weekend! Known as the Bay Area’s “Premiere Zine Festival,” Sam Lefebvre of SF Weekly provided us with this fantastic wrap-up and one heck of [...] by

Angst For Hire August 16, 2013: The Atlantic recently posted an article noting a Craigslist ad from an enterprising poet, Aaron Belz, that read: “Poet available to begin work immediately. Capable in rhyme and meter, fluent in [...] by

Allen Ginsberg and Patti Smith, Holy! August 9, 2013: Open Culture just posted two mesmerizing videos of Patti Smith reciting Allen Ginsberg’s “Footnote to Howl.” In one rendition, Smith is backed by Philip Glass and Tibetan monks, and in the [...] by

Grace to be Born and Live as Variously As Possible: Elegies for O’Hara July 30, 2013: It’s been forty-seven years since Frank O’Hara died and we’re still sad about it. Who knows if he would have even been alive now: he would be eighty-seven. What would he have to say [...] by

This Just In: College Hijinks Started Feud Between Ginsberg and Diana Trillings June 13, 2013: The Daily Beast reports that the Henry Ransom Center at the University of Texas, Austin, has discovered the origins of a long-standing feud between Allen Ginsberg and Diana Trilling. The source? A [...] by

Allen Ginsberg’s Celestial Homework May 22, 2013: We have our friends at the Paris Review blog to thank for pointing us to Open Culture where they’ve posted the celestial syllabus to Allen Ginsberg’s 1977 course at the Jack Kerouac [...] by

The Poetry of Our Youth April 25, 2013: Why can’t I hear the music of my youth with objectivity? I really don’t know if The Unforgettable Fire is a great album or not because I loved U2 so ardently in high school that the profound and [...] by

Ginsberg Declares Lamantia as Forerunner March 18, 2013: Last week we posted our enthusiasms for the forthcoming Collected Poems by Philip Lamantia, in which we did some digital digging into the archives of Poetry and assembled a list of reviews of [...] by

Allen Ginsberg’s Photos at the GalleristNY January 24, 2013: Michael H. Miller takes a look at the current Allen Ginsberg photo exhibition at the Grey Art Gallery at New York University, summing up the whole show thusly: As a photographer, Ginsberg was no [...] by

Ginsberg Photo Exhibition Reviewed at NYT January 21, 2013: Over at the New York Times, Ken Johnson reviews “Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg” at the Grey Art Gallery and is more or less unimpressed with Ginsberg’s photographic [...] by