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‘I’ll Be Your Mirror’: Lou Reed and the New York School of Poetry October 29, 2013: Almost immediately after the world learned the dismaying news that Lou Reed had died on Sunday at 71, the obituaries and tributes started to pour in—sharp assessments of his career, recollections [...] by

One More Reason to Visit the Guggenheim: Robert Motherwell + The New York School October 15, 2013: Yep, not only did Robert Motherwell hang out with Frank O’Hara, René d’Harnoncourt, and Nelson Rockefeller at the Museum of Modern Art (seen above)—he also played a seminal role in the [...] 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

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

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

Sibyl Kempson, Kenny Goldsmith, Judith Malina, Ariana Reines & More Featured in CUNY Poetry in Theatre Program May 24, 2013: Poetry and theater are necking in the coat closet again–if you’re in New York on June 3, check out the CUNY Graduate Center Segal Theatre’s latest extraordinary programming, [...] by

John Ashbery & Frank O’Hara on Erje Ayden, the Pulp Writer for the New York School May 20, 2013: A truly great feature and the Friday pick at BODY magazine: John Ashbery introduces us to the Turkish writer Erje Ayden, who some of you might know better as the pulp fiction writer behind the New [...] by

Richard O. Moore Returns with Poetry (and Videos!) May 7, 2013: Bay Area poets participated in an amazing reading on Sunday by 93 year-old emerging poet Richard O. Moore (who’s no stranger to us here, and here). He’s the co-founder of KPFA (first [...] by

Notes on Craft and Failure April 26, 2013: The techne of the builder, the craftsperson, the designer, is measurable and finite, at least at a certain basic level that defines minimal competence. One important historical criterion for poetic [...] by