Allen Ginsberg Reading at St Marks Poetry Project 1977
August 5, 2017
We featured one, from the extraordinary trove of recordings of Allen readings, last week, from PennSound (from the Robert Creeley collection – 1971 at Intersection, San Francisco). Here‘s another, six years later- from the St Mark’s Poetry Project[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 326
July 28, 2017
John Ashbery Today’s a grand day for American poetry, John Ashbery‘s 90th birthday! – Happy Birthday, John! There’s a new biography (the first, actually) just out from FSG on John’s early life – The Songs We Know Best: John Ashbery’s Early Life, by Karin Roffman (taking it up to his departure for[…]
Bob Dylan’s Birthday
May 24, 2017
  Bob Dylan‘s birthday today. 76 years old “On Reading Dylan’s Writings” – “A poem for the laurels that you win,” – Allen Ginsberg in Buffalo, circa 1974. Courtesy the ever-extraordinary Pennsound (and with a special shout-out to George Drury) The audio may be listened to –  here AG: I’m reading Bob[…]