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Howard, Durand, and Colby Read *This Saturday* for ‘John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things’ September 25, 2013: This Saturday, 4 PM at Loretta Howard Gallery (NYC) Maureen Howard, Marcella Durand, and Todd Colby celebrate the gallery’s newest exhibit “John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things” [...] by

A Collection of Ashbery French Translations Forthcoming From FSG?! Oui! August 28, 2013: From Locus Solus we learned that a new collection of John Ashbery’s translations from French, is forthcoming from Farrar, Strauss & Giroux. Fans of Ashbery may be well-versed in his [...] 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

Mountainous: Kent Johnson’s ‘Into the Heat-Forged Air’ July 10, 2013: At the New York School Poets blog: Andrew Epstein responds to David Gorin’s essay at the Boston Review on Dana Ward with a follow-up note that Kent Johnson also had a take on Ashbery’s [...] by

Google Glass and the John Ashbery Effect June 19, 2013: Thanks to the New York School Poets (blog) we found this article by Virginia Heffernan about trying Google Glass and the experience’s relationship to poetry. In order to be one of the first to [...] by

John Ashbery’s ‘The Skaters’ Now in a Critical and Genetic Digital Edition June 7, 2013: There are many people to thank for bringing out this landmark edition of Ashbery’s seminal poem “The Skaters” from his 1966 title Rivers and Mountains. We caught wind of it [...] 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

Code Unknown: 23 Things About W. H. Auden April 25, 2013: One day, while he and Stephen Spender were students at Oxford, Spender told him that he was thinking of stopping writing poetry. Auden stopped in his tracks, took firm hold of Spender’s arm and [...] by

Why Write Sestinas? April 16, 2013: Oh yes, why write sestinas? I like the difficulty of the form: six stanzas with six end-words that have to repeat in a particular rotating pattern (twice in the three-line envoi at the end) like [...] by

Writing Poetry about Art April 12, 2013: I’m a member of the tribe who likes to write poetry about art. The first moment of ekphrastic poetry we have comes from Homer when he halts the battle action in The Illiad to describe the stunning [...] by