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Amiri Baraka’s Unique Friendship With Frank O’Hara January 29, 2014: At Locus Solus, Andrew Epstein has excerpted a great piece–especially for those interested in Frank O’Hara’s vision of friendship and his own work–on the relationship between [...] 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

Locus Solus Serves Up Rare Frank O’Hara, Allen Ginsberg, and Amiri Baraka Footage November 7, 2013: We’re grateful to Andrew Epstein for pointing us to this rare footage of a poetry reading featuring Frank O’Hara, Allen Ginsberg, Amiri Baraka (then LeRoi Jones), and Ray Bremser at the [...] by

One More Reason to Visit the Guggenheim: Robert Motherwell + The New York School October 15, 2013: Yep, not only did Robert Motherwell hang out with Frank O’Hara, René d’Harnoncourt, and Nelson Rockefeller at the Museum of Modern Art (seen above)—he also played a seminal role in the [...] by

Now Open: ‘John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things’ September 13, 2013: Locus Solus tells it like it is: “There is a very interesting exhibit opening tomorrow in New York titled ‘John Ashbery Collects: Poet Among Things.’ The exhibit, which is curated [...] 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

Recommended Reading: Katherine Koch on Growing Up Among the New York School August 12, 2013: Katherine Koch–the daughter of New York School poet, Kenneth Koch–has published a moving portrait of her childhood among the New York School in the current issue (#102) of Hanging Loose. [...] by

Grace to be Born and Live as Variously As Possible: Elegies for O’Hara July 30, 2013: It’s been forty-seven years since Frank O’Hara died and we’re still sad about it. Who knows if he would have even been alive now: he would be eighty-seven. What would he have to say [...] by