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David Meltzer Needs Your Help! September 22, 2014: This just in: David Meltzer needs your help! The beat-generation poet and former poetics professor at San Francisco’s New College is struggling with liver cancer and subsequent medical bills as [...] by

Deterritorializations: Nominal Problems April 12, 2013: Sometimes I think of everything animate (and, frankly, most things inanimate) as systems of motion. If we are healthy, there are close to a thousand species of bacteria and fungi on our skin, going [...] by

Some of the World’s Diamonds April 12, 2013: It was the perfect form of bibliomancy. There was a volume of encyclopedias strewn from La Mystique Braiding up to my apartment door on Fillmore. I grabbed the first one in reach and out fell a page [...] by

Bringing John Wieners Back: Revisiting 707 Scott Street April 2, 2013: In 2001 I printed a small book, Negative Capability in the Verse of John Wieners, an outtake from my thesis for the Poetics Program at New College of California. I wanted it to look like a [...] by

Two-Way Mirror: David Meltzer’s Notebook of Poetics January 22, 2013: Next year, City Lights Press will publish an expanded reissue of Tw0-Way Mirror, David Meltzer’s notebook of poetics. Garret Caples, Meltzer’s editor at City Lights, has posted a [...] by

Gary Snyder, Joanne Kyger, David Meltzer, Huey Lewis & Friends Celebrate Lew Welch July 17, 2012: The City Lights blog has done a writeup of the recent Celebration of Lew Welch’s Ring the Bone, which took place last week and had Gary Snyder gathering friends: “He brought Joanne Kyger, [...] by

David Meltzer at Berkeleyside June 8, 2012: Berkeleyside gives us the low-down on David Meltzer, legendary Beat poet and a long-time fixture in the Bay Area poetry scene. He’s nominated for a Northern California Book Award for his latest [...] by