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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

Guggenheim Posts 1973 Interview With John Ashbery & Reading of ‘Soonest Mended’ January 31, 2014: Findings, The Guggenheim Museum blog where “staff members share surprising finds from the museum’s vast trove of records,” has posted an interview with John Ashbery from 1973, conducted [...] by

Communicating Obscurely: John Ashbery Unpacks ‘These Lacustrine Cities’ at PennSound November 25, 2013: Ever wonder what was going on in John Ashbery’s “These Lacustrine Cities“? Well, straight from God’s lips to your ear, you can find out! Al Filreis presents PennSound podcast [...] by

New Take on The Tennis Court Oath From Jasper Bernes: Less Surrealistic Play, More Work November 14, 2013: Andrew Epstein at Locus Solus points out a new essay from Jasper Bernes about John Ashbery’s “free indirect labor” in the journal Modern Language Quarterly (alas, sub req.): Bernes [...] by

Onion Says: ‘No Nobel for You, John Ashbery!’ October 10, 2013: Ha, ha, ha, ha!! We’re catching our breath here, ha ha! The Onion must have been wire-tapping Fort Harriet when they came up with this ditty. Yesterday they reported “Fucking Pathetic [...] by