Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 202


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[Allen Ginsberg, 1994, San Francisco – Photo by Jay Blakesberg]

Jay Blakesberg’s wonderful photograph of a pensive Allen. It was Robert Frank‘s advice to Allen, the photographer (advice that he always took to heart and would tell other people) – always, in portraits, if at all possible, include the hands.

[Allen Ginsberg and Robert Frank, 1986, New York City – Photograph by Peter Hale]

News from the Jack Kerouac School at Naropa – the 2014-2015 Allen Ginsberg Visiting Fellow has just been announced, and it will be – Kevin Killian – Kevin’s visit will begin, on … Read More

Jack Spicer, Kevin Killian and more At The Poetry Project

St Mark’s Poetry Project have got the killer lineup next week. (my apologies we’re a bit NYC-event-centric this round!). Simon Cutts & Nancy Kuhl kick things off Monday night, John Giorno, Wednesday night, Thursday it’s John Ashbery, and Friday, it’s the Panel & Reading For The Collected Jack Spicer My Vocabulary Did this To Me, with Dodie Bellamy, Anselm Berrigan, Julian T. Brolaski, C A Conrad, Samuel R. Delany, Peter Gizzi, Kevin Killian, Basil King, Douglas A. Martin, Deborah Remington, Harris Schiff, Rod Smith, George Stanley, Lewis Warsh & Karen Weiser. Check their site for details, times etc.Read More