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‘I’ll Be Your Mirror’: Lou Reed and the New York School of Poetry October 29, 2013: Almost immediately after the world learned the dismaying news that Lou Reed had died on Sunday at 71, the obituaries and tributes started to pour in—sharp assessments of his career, recollections of the life-changing effect Reed and the Velvet Underground had on young, creative people, links to documentaries, interviews, and YouTube clips of [...] 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. There's a lot of excitement surrounding this essay, as it is Katherine's first foray into writing about her childhood: She is a painter. However, Katherine [...] by

New York School Poem Ingredients February 20, 2012: Over at J2, Thom Donovan has the recipe for writing a New York School poem. This stems from an exercise he uses in a course he teaches at School of Visual Arts. Here are ten of the twenty-three ingredients. Make the jump for the rest: 1. at least one addressee (to which you may or may not wish to dedicate your poem) 2. use of [...] by

CA Conrad’s and Frank Sherlock’s The City Real and Imagined February 5, 2010: Sunday of this past weekend saw the official New York City launch of CA Conrad’s and Frank Sherlock’s collaborative book-length poem The City Real and Imagined, published by Heretical Texts, at the Zinc Bar reading series hosted by Dorothea Lasky. Among a crowd of friends and admirers the two poets read their book in its entirety, calling [...] by

Music and Memory February 3, 2010: [audio:http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Music-and-Memory-2.mp3] by