Joanne Kyger – There You Are

Published on Tuesday – We unequivocably sing its praises –  from Wave Books, There You GoInterviews, Journals and Ephemera by the late-lamented Joanne Kyger 

From the publisher’s site:

“The inaugural book of Wave’s new interview series, There You Are combines 40 years of interviews, letters, poems, and journals to present a narrative of the remarkable poet Joanne Kyger, who intersected with the most influential movements of late twentieth-century poetry yet remained rooted in her daily practice with a forthright attention to our present moment.”

We recently featured footage of Joanne reading  (from 1976 in Novato) –  here and  here

Here’s Joanne, eight years earlier, in a one-off collaboration with experimental filmmaker Robert Zagone (and Walt Bjerke and Loren Sears), from the film Descartes (1968)


Here‘s Joanne from 1978  (on Public Access Poetry)


More Joanne on the Allen Ginsberg Project here,  here, here,  here and here


Wave’s web announcement provides several tantalizing pages:

We’re thrilled to be able to announce this book – one of the all-time treasures, dear Joanne!

[Cedar Sigo, the editor, reading from Joanne Kyger’s There You GoInterviews, Journals and Ephemera, earlier this month, (August 16), in Berkeley, at Moe’s Bookshop. -Photograph by Grace T Gomez]

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