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T H E D I S T A N C E S and / or C I T I E S (10) April 29, 2015: Last Friday afternoon in San Francisco I left our place on Ellis walking north up Larkin and took a right on Broadway east through the tunnel to City Lights Books on Columbus in North Beach. I [...] by

Let Us Not Let John Berryman Lapse Into Obscurity February 18, 2015: The door closes on the centennial year of John Berryman’s birth. At The Atlantic, Christopher Benfey considers how this kind of celebration has the potential to bury the poet. “What’s [...] by

Searching for Dylan Thomas November 20, 2014: At The Atlantic, James Parker re-accesses Dylan Thomas’s legacy, starting at Thomas’s deathbed at St. Vincent’s and further back to Thomas’s multi-city, rock-and-roll style [...] by

Disingenuity November 12, 2014: [Editor’s Note: Lucy Ives delivered a version this talk at the Poetry Foundation on October 9, 2014 as part of the Harriet Reading Series. Other “Open Door” features can be found [...] by

Boo! John Berryman on Halloween at Academy of American Poets October 24, 2014: John Berryman’s 100! Even if he’s dead. There’s much revelry in celebration of the centenary of Berryman’s birth, including at FSG (Berryman’s publisher) and of course, [...] by

FSG’s Work in Progress Celebrates John Berryman October 23, 2014: Wow, Farrar, Straus and Giroux is rolling out all the John Berryman goods in the midst of his centennial celebration. As we mentioned last week, FSG is publishing four new books of Berryman verse. To [...] by

FSG Celebrates John Berryman Centennial With Four New Books October 15, 2014: The New York Times pays heed to the centennial of John Berryman’s birth, for not to “would be to shuck a very large obligation indeed.” For the occasion, Farrar, Straus and Giroux [...] by

Nick Cave Likes Poetry, Is a ‘Berryman Nut’ September 16, 2014: Suh-weet! Who knew?! The dashing ranconteur behind Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and a plethora of other musical incarnations LOVES poetry. Especially, John Berryman. Nick Cave is best known for his [...] by

Berryman’s Sonnets June 5, 2014: [Note: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Four of April Bernard’s poems appear in the June 2014 issue. Previous posts in this series can be found on [...] by

‘This is Gene Derwood speaking’ April 16, 2014: It’s still going at a reduced scale down on 24th Street at Folsom, but Adobe Books used to be a barn of a store on 16th Street in the Mission District of San Francisco, and to my mind the epicenter [...] by