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John Yau Reviews Ron Padgett’s Motor Maids Across the Continent May 10, 2017: Poet and critic John Yau groups Ron Padgett, William Carlos Williams, and Robert Smithson together, highlighting their shared love for “the American vernacular,” in his latest review [...] by

Ron Padgett’s Four Original Poems for Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson January 26, 2017: Ron Padgett discusses the poems he composed for inclusion in Jim Jarmusch’s film Paterson, starring Adam Driver, for PBS NewsHour. They’ve also printed one of the four poems, titled [...] by

‘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

See for Yourself! How to Be Perfect: An Illustrated Guide October 3, 2016: Cartoonist Jason Novak has created a long-awaited, book-length, illustrated interpretation of one of Ron Padgett’s most beloved poems, “How to Be Perfect.” Literary Hub generously [...] by

Ron Padgett’s ‘How to Be Perfect,’ Illustrated January 6, 2016: Over at the Paris Review Daily, the first ten lines of Ron Padgett’s poem, “How to Be Perfect” (a perfect New Year’s poem, wouldn’t you say), have come to graphic life [...] by

NYT Reviews New Collections by Nick Flynn and Ron Padgett July 10, 2015: Summer’s heating up! If you’re still deciding what to read next, check out Jeff Gordinier’s New York Times review of two new collections by Nick Flynn and Ron Padgett. Gordinier [...] by

Post-Poetry, Part 5: LulzPo, Avant-Comic, YA Poetry Mix-Tape May 1, 2015: With a tip of the hat to Elaine Kahn and her mix-tape posts on Harriet, here’s a mix-tape of some of my favorite comic poems. I’m calling these selections LulzPo, or avant-comic, and YA [...] by

Post-Poetry, Part 2: Outpost/Outland April 24, 2015: Dear Divya, So there you are in Singapore, and here I am in Colorado Springs, both of which are sort of conflicted homeworlds for both of us, and outlands to the centers of poetic industry (haw haw). [...] by

On Joan Mitchell’s Birthday, a Conversation with the Editors of New York School Painters and Poets March 13, 2015: On the heels of a nomination for the 2014 AICA (International Association of Art Critics) Award, a video surfaced yesterday featuring the editors of New York School Painters and Poets: Neon in [...] by

John Yau Reviews ‘A Painter and His Poets: The Art of George Schneeman’ at Hyperallergic June 10, 2014: Hyperallergic presents this fantastic review by John Yau of a new exhibition of George Schneeman’s work, curated by Bill Berkson and Ron Padgett, and now on view at Poets House. For anyone [...] by