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L.A. Times Book Prize Finalists for 2013 Announced February 19, 2014: Jacket Copy today announced the finalist for the 2013 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, which include 50 books in 10 categories. We'll skip right ahead to the meat of it and give you the finalists in the Poetry category: Poetry Joshua Beckman, “The Inside of an Apple,” Wave Books Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, “Hello, the Roses,” New [...] by

‘I don’t think of the distance as safe at all’: Talking With Ron Padgett October 7, 2013: The Huffington Post smartly got poet, novelist, and former Harriet editor Travis Nichols to talk with national treasure Ron Padgett! Padgett's Collected Poems will be out in November from Coffee House Press; the book gathers material written over the past fifty years. "I return to Padgett's poetry again and again when I need inspiration, [...] by

CodeUnknown: Reading Writing April 11, 2013: [caption id="attachment_64648" align="alignright" width="500"] Albert York, Flying Figure, oil on canvas, circa 1968, 14 x 13 in. Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska-Lincoln[/caption] Christopher Ricks’s Keats and Embarrassment and Robert Gittings’s John Keats: The Living Year are like good slide lectures on the poet and [...] by

Jacket2 Feature on Joseph Ceravolo March 5, 2013: Vincent Katz and many others have collaborated on a Joseph Ceravolo feature for Jacket2. "We were interested in amassing a number of voices to attempt to illuminate this famously elusive poet’s various senses of musicality, nonsense, and also a strict refusal to fit into accustomed patterns of writing poetry," he writes in the introduction. [...] by

Ron Padgett’s Collected Makes NPR 2013 Poetry Preview January 31, 2013: It's thrilling enough that in 2013 Coffee House Press will publish all glorious 800 pages of The Collected Poems of Ron Padgett, but were doubly pleased that Craig Morgan Teicher of NPR shares our excitement. In his 2013 Poetry Preview, Teicher lists Ron Padgett's forthcoming Collected as one eight new poetry books we won't want to [...] by

I Remember: A Film About Joe Brainard January 25, 2013: Matt Wolf, a Brooklyn–based documentary filmmaker recently completed a short filmic portrait I Remember: A Film About Joe Brainard. Brainard was a visual artist and poet whose collages and drawings often engaged with popular culture and emphemerality. Among poets, he is best known for I Remember (1975), a long, lyric prose-poem. On Artforum, [...] by

NPR’s 2013 Poetry Preview Features Ron Padgett, Anne Carson, Frank Bidart, and More Good January 9, 2013: We promised we'd lay off the lists. But have you seen NPR's 2013 Poetry Preview? It's looking forward, see. With the likes of Red Doc>, Anne Carson's much-anticipated sequel to 1999's Autobiography of Red; Stephen Burt's third collection of poems, Belmont; The Collected Poems of Ron Padgett (hooray, and on that note--how'd they miss Joseph [...] by

No Longer Shrouded in Legend: Granary Books Republishes Bean Spasms May 29, 2012: So it turns out Ted Berrigan was exceedingly good with these landmark collaborations. Did you know that the highly desired Bean Spasms is back in print? "Ted Berrigan, Joe Brainard and Ron Padgett's BEAN SPASMS is the defining publication of the 1960s literary/Pop scene in New York. Originally published in 1967 by Kulchur Press in an edition [...] by

Albert Mobilio Reviews The Collected Poems of Joe Brainard + Listen to “Van Gogh” May 8, 2012: Albert Mobilio reviews The Collected Writings of Joe Brainard for the current issue of Bookforum. "Smartly edited by his lifelong friend Ron Padgett, the collection demonstrates that this unlikely success was no fluke." Of Brainard's I Remember, Mobilio writes: "Drawing on his dadaist and surrealist experiments in art and infusing their [...] by

The Collected Writings of Joe Brainard IS HERE February 24, 2012: Hooray! We still want to train up to Bard for Joe / Brains / Lamar, but in the meantime, we can totally read The Collected Writings of Joe Brainard, which hits bookstores March 29 and is available NOW from the Library of America warehouse at 25% off plus free shipping (!!). Here's the Table of Contents. And more information on the book, [...] by