Revolutionary Letters #36 – #47

                Revolutionary Letters

Anne Waldman interviewed by Paul Nelson (2002)

          Anne Waldman took time to chat in April 2002, about her book Vow to Poetry: Essays, Interviews and Manifestos. In the…

The Surge

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Lissa Wolsak interviewed by Kent Johnson

[Conducted early 2001] KJ: When writers get interviewed in the Paris Review, they seem always to get asked: How do you compose-- with a pencil, a…

Michael McClure interviewed by Paul Nelson, with McClure’s 2011 reading at SFU

[Check out Paul's interviews with Eileen Myles, Brenda Hillman and many other writers at  www.AmericanProphets.org] Three Poems Michael McClure Not…

Omar Pérez interviewed by Kent Johnson

Interview with Omar Perez, one of Cuba's leading poets, and son of Che Guevara, interviewed by Kent Johnson:…

Michael McClure interviewed by Paul Nelson (1995)

[Check out Paul's interviews with Eileen Myles, Brenda Hillman and many other writers at  www.AmericanProphets.org] PDFs are best viewed when…

Sonnet Workshop, by Ted Berrigan

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An Essay at War, by Robert Duncan

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Kindred: The Origins of the Black Avant-Garde, by Lorenzo Thomas (link)

"Two examples of successful avant-garde movements are Abstract Expressionist painting and the politicized aesthetic popularized by Harlem Renaissance…

4 Letters from John Wieners to Larry Eigner

These letters were cut from the final manuscript of John Wieners' selected correspondence, For the Voices, but they remain, Editor Seth Stewart says,…

L’Affaire Pataphysique, Toronto 1985 (part 2)

In May of 1985 a group of Toronto writers put on a day-long ‘writers-in-performance’ event called L’Affaire Pataphysique at a Queen Street West art…

Robin Blaser to Amiri Baraka, 21 December 2002 with commentary by Ammiel Alcalay

copy to Don Allen 21 December, 2002 Dear Amiri Baraka, Just to say that the ongoing political despair of many of us – certainly my own – now meets…