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Reading List: June 2014 June 10, 2014: The Reading List is a feature of Poetry magazine’s Editors’ Blog. This month contributors to the June issue share a book—or several—that held their interest recently. Lisa Ampleman I’m in [...] by

John Yau Reviews ‘A Painter and His Poets: The Art of George Schneeman’ at Hyperallergic June 10, 2014: Hyperallergic presents this fantastic review by John Yau of a new exhibition of George Schneeman’s work, curated by Bill Berkson and Ron Padgett, and now on view at Poets House. For anyone [...] by

Stars, Poetry—Part II: Cancer, Leo, and Virgo May 22, 2014: This is my second meditation on a personal wheel of poetic influence, grouped by modalities. (See here for my first one). What Are the Modalities of the Zodiac? Here’s a Review: Cardinal signs [...] by

Poet Flattened April 22, 2014: I met the San Francisco-based poet Aaron Simon around Halloween 2011, when our hands touched, both of us reaching for an old book, at “Scanners,” the pop-up bookstore art project of the artists [...] by

The Art of George Schneeman Celebrated at Poets House March 3, 2014: As you dear reader may have guessed (from this this and this), we’re big on poets working with painters and painters with poets. So we’re excited to see another exhibition bringing the [...] by

Bill Berkson Reads Frank O’Hara’s ‘Biotherm’ June 25, 2013: File under Must Attend. Who better to read and celebrate Frank O’Hara’s fabulous last long poem, “Biotherm,” than Bill Berkson. After all, the poem’s dedicated to him! [...] by

At The Rumpus: Frank O’Hara’s Poems Retrieved June 17, 2013: At The Rumpus, Barbara Berman pointed us in the direction of the reissue of this collection: Poems Retrieved, by Frank O’Hara- edited by Donald Allen. It looks like an excellent complement to [...] by

Artists & Poets—Join Us This Saturday! May 9, 2013: On Saturday, May 11 Poetry will sponsor the Poetry Foundation’s first-ever symposium on poets and artists. Poets Bill Berkson and John Yau will be joined by artists Lesley Dill and Mildred [...] by

On Knowing: Quasi-intelligibility, or Good-bye National Poetry Month! May 3, 2013: In On Photography, Susan Sontag discusses Walter Benjamin’s ideal work of literary criticism. According to Sontag, for Benjamin, the ideal work of literary of criticism would be made up of nothing [...] by

Writing Poetry about Art April 12, 2013: I’m a member of the tribe who likes to write poetry about art. The first moment of ekphrastic poetry we have comes from Homer when he halts the battle action in The Illiad to describe the stunning [...] by