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The New Yorker Remembers Bill Knott March 18, 2014: At The New Yorker: Robert P. Baird has written a great piece in remembrance of Bill Knott, who died last Wednesday. Baird notes the salt in the wound--Knott's fake suicide in 1966. Nearly fifty years ago, in the fall of 1966, a mimeographed letter made the rounds among poets, critics, and literary magazines, announcing that a [...]
RIP Bill Knott March 13, 2014: We are deeply saddened to hear of Bill Knott's death, as word has trickled out through Facebook and across the internet. Open Letters Monthly reports on Knott's passing and the legacy he leaves as a rebellious, irascible, and deeply admired poet. Bill Knott’s first book, The Naomi Poems: Corpse and Beans, was published under the [...]
You Can Still Get Bill Knott’s Collected Poems December 7, 2012: Because he's made them available for free! In case you missed it, in November Bill Knott made his Collected Poems available via this blog. It's in 8 parts, and it's available here.
Publishing online not just for “refugees” and “rejects” March 16, 2011: In an article about "big publishing's rejects and refugees," The New York Observer looks at how two poets from vastly different generations both arrived at the decision to pursue online self-publishing instead of more traditional routes. Bill Knott had already worked with FSG for years before his frustration with the process—its marketing, its [...]