Poetry News

Happy Birthday Frank O'Hara!

By Harriet Staff

“Portrait of Frank O’Hara,” by Fairfield Porter.

Happy birthday to Frank O'Hara!! The poet would have been 87 today. Here's "My Heart," courtesy of H_NGM_N Books. If you're in New York, keep your eye on the Downtown Literary Festival in April, where events at McNally Jackson include a Frank O’Hara lunch hour, featuring poets Eileen Myles, Wayne Koestenbaum, Paul Legault, and more.


Other poet birthdays today include Dorothea Lasky, Lonely Christopher, and Emily Pettit! Have a lovely one, y'all.

Originally Published: March 27th, 2013