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DAMMIT FRANKIE. On Ryan Eckes’s Old News May 3, 2014: In which I talk about reading Ryan Eckes’s Old News and Ryan talks about making Old News Divya: Reading Old News Philly’s poetry scene has had more than its fair share of interesting Franks [...] by

Jack Spicer’s Grave May 1, 2014: Those of you who are my friends on Facebook will know this part already, but last month an e-mail arrived from Stephanie Elliott, the indefatigable press liaison for Wesleyan University Press, where [...] by

Jane Freilicher & the New York School: Paper, Canvas, and Celluloid February 6, 2014: The poets are often consummate art lovers—both in their work and in their friendships. This time last year we highlighted the affinity between Joan Mitchell and writers such as James Schuyler, [...] by

Amiri Baraka’s Unique Friendship With Frank O’Hara January 29, 2014: At Locus Solus, Andrew Epstein has excerpted a great piece–especially for those interested in Frank O’Hara’s vision of friendship and his own work–on the relationship between [...] by

Locus Solus Serves Up Rare Frank O’Hara, Allen Ginsberg, and Amiri Baraka Footage November 7, 2013: We’re grateful to Andrew Epstein for pointing us to this rare footage of a poetry reading featuring Frank O’Hara, Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka (then LeRoi Jones), and Ray Bremser at the [...] by

‘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