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Clear the Runway: John Ashbery’s Collected French Translations Land November 19, 2014: This weekend The Guardian directed our attention to a new collection of John Ashbery’s French translations entitled Collected French Translations: Poetry. It’s a deceptively modest title [...] by

At BOMB: John Ashbery Joins Adam Fitzgerald for Conversation October 30, 2014: John Ashbery joins Adam Fitzgerald for a conversation published at BOMB that focuses on Ashbery’s time in Paris. Beginning with the foundation of Art and Literature their conversation moves [...] by

Oh, Evolve?! Electronic Publication Ferries Poetry into the Future with John Ashbery September 15, 2014: Whatever you do, don’t look back! Poetry has been slow to the e-book boom, and for good reason. When John Ashbery looked at the first four electronic editions of his poetry he observed that [...] by

Love and Career September 8, 2014: It’s not everyday that you surf over to Locus Solus to find Andrew Epstein reporting on a new rug collaboratively designed by John Ashbery and Kenny Goldsmith. Epstein reminds us of the [...] by

Notes from the President of the Poetry Foundation June 4, 2014: This is the first of an ongoing series of occasional and topical notes to the poetry community from Robert Polito, president of the Poetry Foundation. Polito’s occasion here is the awarding of the [...] by

John Ashbery’s French-American Divan, as Told by Richard Sieburth May 9, 2014: At Bookforum: Translator, scholar, and professor Richard Sieburth gives us “something of an impromptu book review” of John Ashbery’s Collected French Translations (which we [...] by

‘The Words Are Purposes. / The Words Are Maps’: on the Social Turn in Poetry (Part 2) April 29, 2014: Continued from part 1. 2. The poet often thought most typical of the postmodern period is, of course, John Ashbery. “He is…the poet who has thought most deeply about the mental life that mass [...] by

The Winter of Our Disco Tent April 18, 2014: “…the terrible and noteworthy irony…”—H.H. Bancroft. New York City during the war years was, unless you were eating sushi with the Simics, a dark and horrible place. It was as if [...] by

At Hyperallergic, Jess Collins and Robert Duncan’s World Illustrated February 13, 2014: In time for the NYU Grey Art Gallery’s An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle, Christopher Lyon takes a close look at Jess Collins and Robert Duncan’s magical [...] 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