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SF Weekly Reviews The Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia June 14, 2013: In this latest installment of SF Weekly’s Read Local column, Alexis Coe reviews The Collected Poems of Philip Lamantia, forthcoming from UC Press. Check it out! In the introduction to The [...] by

This Just In: College Hijinks Started Feud Between Ginsberg and Diana Trillings June 13, 2013: The Daily Beast reports that the Henry Ransom Center at the University of Texas, Austin, has discovered the origins of a long-standing feud between Allen Ginsberg and Diana Trilling. The source? A [...] by

Lawrence Ferlinghetti Interviewed at Interview January 10, 2013: Pardon the redundancy, but make your way over to Interview to read this great interview with Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Christopher Bollen leads the conversation and introduces the piece by comparing [...] by

The Longest Walk: “Memwars” of No One in Particular May 1, 2011: Katrina made landfall August 29, 2005, Rita followed on September 23rd. Roughly 9 months later, I’m boogying down the road to a devastated New Orleans in a tore-down little econo car in the [...] by

A (Complete!) Surprise for the Bagpipe Player February 24, 2011: Booktryst reports that a complete set of Kenneth Patchen’s 1955 broadsides, A Surprise for the Bagpipe Player, has appeared on the market. Only three copies have surfaced at auction in the last [...] by

The animals, the animals, let’s read poetry to the animals… February 15, 2011: The title of this video says it all: Michael McClure reads poetry to lions in this 1966 edition of Richard O. Moore’s USA Poetry Series. He describes the act of reading poetry to animals as an [...] by