Jeremy Prynne lectures on Maximus IV, V, VI Simon Fraser University, July 27, 1971

In a recent interview published in the latest Paris Review 218 (Fall 2016) as The Art of Poetry No. 101, British poet Jeremy Prynne makes some…

Ted Byrne interviews Ralph Maud, 18 August 2012

I recently found an interview that I did with Ralph in 2012. I’d actually forgotten about it. We were sitting at his kitchen table chatting and…

Blackface and the Poetry Foundation

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Revolutionary Note #6, by Diane DiPrima

 REVOLUTIONARY NOTE #6 avoid the folk who find Bonnie and Clyde too violent who see the blood but not the energy form they love us and want us…

Forgeries

One of the things that seemed always to fascinate the Merry Pranksters at The Coach House Press in its early days, say between 1967 & 1975, was…

Objectivist Michigan Poetry Conference 1973, introduction by Steel Wagstaff

In June 1973, Robert Vas Dias organized the second of three biennial National Poetry Festivals in Allendale, Michigan, where he was serving as the…

Magazine of Further Studies #3

Before Charles Olson left Buffalo in the fall of 1965, he had proposed founding an Institute along the lines of the Princeton Institute of Advanced…

Richard Nason’s A Modern Dunciad Books 2&3

A Modern Dunciad Book 1, introduced by Joe Safdie A Modern Dunciad Book 4 & Epilogue See also “Permanent Revolution: The Value of Bitterness,”…

Cid Corman readings from John Levy and Steel Wagstaff

Cid Corman and his wife Shizumi Konishi Corman opened CC's, a coffeeshop in Kyoto, in 1973. Cid had been living in Japan since 1962 (although he had…

The Little Magazine in America, mid-1950s – mid-1980s: A Collection from the Golden Age of the Small Press Mimeo Revolution

Essential history for sale at Granary Books:  http://granarybooks.com/collections/littlemags/index.html

Magazine of Further Studies, Introduction

Before Charles Olson left Buffalo in the fall of 1965, he had proposed founding an Institute along the lines of the Princeton Institute of Advanced…

Poetry as Air Traffic Control (1984)

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Don Allen to Ralph Maud, 8 March 2001

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The Magazine of Further Studies #1

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intent. 1.3 Fall 1989 (For the Sexes issue)

From the spring of 1989 until he was physically no longer able to work in 1991, John Clarke edited 10 issues of intent. newsletter of talk, thinking,…

Racing for the prize, by Michael Boughn

(See Kent Johnson's introductory essay, "On Money Problems, Prizes, and Harrieteers: by way of introduction,", in Dispatches.) I recently was “short…

WHAT TO WHOM, by Ammiel Alcalay

(Excerpted from: a little history (Los Angeles—New York: re: public / UpSet Press, 2013), edited with a preface by Fred Dewey, 320 pp.)It is…