Class and religious differences, among other factors, thwarted the would-be friendship between two cultural titans, suggesting opposites attract, but may not adhere.
From Bernadette Mayer to Joan Mitchell. Tracing the path from the New York School poets to their painter friends.
Soon after a team of engineers discovered a moth in a machine at Harvard, the word "bug" became a standard part of the programmer's lexicon. Or did it?
Perhaps no other bard has captured the sentiments of Ukraine and its emigrants as fully as Taras Shevchenko.
A poem in The Angolite reconciles with the lethal violence of prison through creative expression.
Poet, lover, outspoken political activist. Vincent, in all her complicated glory.
Medical neglect, food injustice, and mental health woes serve as the creative inspiration for poetry. Plus, how many days of work does it take to buy a bra?
Published in the East Village from 1968 to 1975, Adventures in Poetry features poems by New York School poets Anne Waldman, Frank O’Hara, John Ashbery, Allen Ginsberg, Bernadette Mayer, and more.
Drugs, drug-themed poetry, and more drugs in the American Prison Newspapers collection.
“Lesya Ukrainka” was a carefully considered pseudonym for a writer who left behind a legacy of poems, plays, essays and activism for the Ukrainian language.