Today, November 15th, would have been the 86th birthday of the late great “New York School” poet, Ted Berrigan (1934-1983).
For our extensive 2013 posting on him – see here
Allen and Ted teaching together, editing a student’s poem – see here
Scholarship and Ted’s reputation continue to be rising, not the least through extraordinary work (including invaluable archive retrieval work) from devoted poetry scholar, Nick Sturm
See his notes on Ted’s 1971 collaboration, Memorial Day – here
Here’s a couple (a few) of the recent Sturm discoveries
and check out, if you haven’t, this – footage of Ted Berrigan and others, 1981 at the Poetry Project, (from a long-lost documentary that aired on Swiss tv)