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Garrett Caples Remembers David Meltzer (1937-2016) January 6, 2017: At Abandon All Despair Ye Who Enter Here, poet and City Lights editor Garrett Caples pays homage to poet and City Lights author, David Meltzer. Meltzer, who passed away last weekend on the verge of [...] by

RIP David Meltzer (1937-2016) January 3, 2017: Over the weekend as the New Year was being rung in, the multi-talented poet, musician, jazz critic, teacher, and scholar David Meltzer died at the age of 79. Meltzer was a long-time fixture in the [...] by

Transmission Gallery (Oakland, California) Hosts ‘San Francisco’s Wild History Groove’ July 6, 2015: Transmission Gallery is hosting a screening of “San Francisco’s Wild History Groove” (a documentary by Mary Kerr) on Saturday July 18th at 7 pm. The event will include a special [...] by

SERPENT POWER: City Lights Looks Forward to David Meltzer’s Two-Way Mirror: A Poetry Notebook February 23, 2015: At City Light’s blog, Abandon All Despair Ye Who Enter Here, Ryan Haas guides readers through the David Meltzer archives, from Meltzer’s iconic 1960s band, The Serpent Power, to his newly [...] by

David Meltzer Needs Your Help! September 22, 2014: This just in: David Meltzer needs your help! The beat-generation poet and former poetics professor at San Francisco’s New College is struggling with liver cancer and subsequent medical bills as [...] by

Deterritorializations: Nominal Problems April 12, 2013: Sometimes I think of everything animate by

Some of the World’s Diamonds April 12, 2013: It was the perfect form of bibliomancy. There was a volume of encyclopedias strewn from La Mystique Braiding up to my apartment door on Fillmore. I grabbed the first one in reach and out fell a page [...] by

Bringing John Wieners Back: Revisiting 707 Scott Street April 2, 2013: In 2001 I printed a small book, Negative Capability in the Verse of John Wieners, an outtake from my thesis for the Poetics Program at New College of California. I wanted it to look like a [...] by

Two-Way Mirror: David Meltzer’s Notebook of Poetics January 22, 2013: Next year, City Lights Press will publish an expanded reissue of Tw0-Way Mirror, David Meltzer’s notebook of poetics. Garret Caples, Meltzer’s editor at City Lights, has posted a [...] by

Gary Snyder, Joanne Kyger, David Meltzer, Huey Lewis & Friends Celebrate Lew Welch July 17, 2012: The City Lights blog has done a writeup of the recent Celebration of Lew Welch’s Ring the Bone, which took place last week and had Gary Snyder gathering friends: “He brought Joanne Kyger, [...] by