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‘a real though pleasant surprise’: On Lee Harwood, John Ashbery, & F.T. Prince December 5, 2016: Over the past few months I’ve been going to the British Library to look at the recently-opened archive of the English poet, Lee Harwood. Harwood, who died last year aged 76, produced one of the [...] by

PoetryNow Returns With Season Two June 28, 2016: Yesterday the Poetry Foundation and the WFMT Radio Network released Tyehimba Jess’s “Sissiereta Jones,” the first episode of the second season of PoetryNow. We’re building off [...] by

It’s a Beautiful Interview With John Ashbery May 6, 2016: John Ashbery talks with Jarrett Earnest about being the “greatest living poet” at the Brooklyn Rail. Nice opener: “Instead of asking you a lot of specific questions about poems, [...] by

On French: John Ashbery at Le Mot Juste en Anglais January 5, 2016: At Le Mot Juste en Anglais, noted literary translator, actor, and poet Hélène Cardona interviews John Ashbery about the influence of French on his literary preferences and poetic works. HC: May I [...] by

Rest in Peace, John Perreault, 1937-2015 September 10, 2015: Art critic, artist, and poet, John Perreault, passed away this week at the age of 78. He started as a poet and painter but began writing art criticism after John Ashbery recommended him to Art News. [...] by

‘What kind of glue did they use?’: Todd Colby Reviews Ashbery and Maddin Exibition July 22, 2015: Take a cool, breezy tour through the latest Tibor de Nagy exhibition, consisting of collages by John Ashbery and Guy Maddin, with your guide Todd Colby. Over at Fanzine, Colby walks us through the [...] by

John Ashbery’s Breezeway Reviewed at Hyperallergic July 14, 2015: James Gibbons reviews John Ashbery’s new book, Breezeway (HarperCollins/Ecco), for Hyperallergic: “[Ashbery’s] writerly game is indulgence (in the sense of aesthetic pleasure, [...] by

Peter Dayton Arranges Ashbery, Swenson, and Johnson Poems June 15, 2015: We’re always interested to see poetry coming into contact with other arts. Over the weekend we stumbled upon Tim Smith’s review in the Baltimore Sun of composer Peter Dayton’s [...] by

The Contents of Individual Memory: Dan Chiasson Reviews John Ashbery’s Breezeway May 27, 2015: Daniel Chiasson reviews John Ashbery’s new book, Breezeway (Ecco) for The New Yorker: “Few others of his generation would think to put ‘lemon telenovela’ or [...] by

Ashbery: It Is Unlikely That I Will Become a Novelist May 8, 2015: The New York Times spends a moment with ever-sharp and witty John Ashbery to discuss what he’s reading at the moment and his perspective of his literary career. From NYT: The poet, whose latest [...] by