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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 mini-manifesto, a small pamphlet reminiscent of Walter Jackson Bates’s Negative Capability: The Intuitive Approach in Keats-- something that could pass as [...]
Nice Conjunct of Denise Riley’s ‘A Misremembered Lyric,’ Joanne Kyger + George Stanley November 9, 2012: John Latta at Isola di Rifiuti wrote recently of Denise Riley, Joanne Kyger, and George Stanley--a lovelier bunch we can't think of at the moment--it's, moreover, about the "tender chaos of a momentary lingual void: speechlessness gumming up the works." More: Or is it the residual glossolalia of the century itself, its tumult of [...]
Joanne Kyger Feature at Jacket2 November 7, 2012: We love the features Jacket2 has been surfacing from the Ur-Jacket. And this one on Joanne Kyger in particular. Poet Linda Russo put this portfolio together, which includes writing by the likes of Kevin Killian, Dale Smith, Anne Waldman, and Kyger herself (to name a only a few contributors). To get you started, here's a taste from Russo's [...]
Joanne Kyger Reading Tonight! September 14, 2012: Just a reminder that Joanne Kyger will be reading tonight at the Poetry Foundation. For those of you in Chicago, please stop by. And for our readers elsewhere, Joanne can be found here and here.
Thank You, Joanne September 4, 2012: We at Harriet would like to extend our thanks to last month's "Craftwork" blogger Joanne Kyger. If you happened to have missed any of her posts, they can all be found here. Thank you for the great work, Joanne! And for those of you who are in Chicago, please stop by the Poetry Foundation on September 14th at 6:30 to hear Joanne kick off the [...]
Letters from Lost & Found August 31, 2012: All those poets' papers, folders, and manuscripts filed by the foot in college and university libraries all over the US, now have an avenue of escape and rebirth with the publication of a series of chapbooks edited by students in the English Program at the Graduate Center at the City University of New York. And it is the correspondence, [...]
Videos of Last Month’s Ring of Bone Celebration August 29, 2012: The City Lights blog has posted a wealth of video footage from last month's celebration of Lew Welch's Ring of Bone, which we reported on here. From the blog: Last month Gary Snyder, Joanne Kyger, David Meltzer, Peter Coyote, Jerry Martien, Steve Sanfield, Tom Killion, and Huey Lewis celebrated the release of the new edition of Ring of [...]
Richard Brautigan August 9, 2012: Jubilee Hitchhiker, the big biography of Richard Brautigan was published last April by Counterpoint Press, in Berkeley. William Hjortsberg, the author and a novelist himself, is also a character in the narrative, referring to himself in the third person. The biography covers the beginning of Richard's life in Tacoma, Washington, and up to and [...]
Exciting and Simple: Lew Welch, William Carlos Williams, and Gertrude Stein August 6, 2012: City Lights Books has just reissued Lew Welch's Collected Poems, Ring of Bone, with a cover photo of Lew taken in 1965 by his old friend the photographer "Steamboat" Jim Hatch. City Lights has been distributing Grey Fox Press books, published by Don Allen, since Don Allen's death in 2004 (Grey Fox was the original publisher of Ring of [...]
Welcoming Joanne Kyger to “Craft Work” August 2, 2012: We are thrilled to have Joanne Kyger writing for our "Craft Work" series this month. She'll be posting periodically through the month of August, so please keep an eye out for her posts. Welcome, Joanne!