In 1949 Harvard undergraduate John Ashbery wrote to Kenneth Koch about the poetry of a fellow student, Frank O'Hara: "I think we have a major competitor." Shortly thereafter Ashbery sent Koch a man
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April 26, 2007
A reading in celebration of the poetical innovator César Vallejo (1892-1938), whose syntax-breaking search for meaning has been compared to James Joyce and Paul Celan.
April 20, 2007
April 28, 2007
Spend an afternoon discovering the poetries of the world with two back-to-back readings by major writers from Mexico, Iraq, South Africa, the Basque Country, Denmark and Portugal—all against the ba
April 30, 2007
May 01, 2007
April 17, 2007
Open to writers and artists, this workshop familiarizes students with the vast history of visual-verbal collaboration from the Middle Ages to the present and prepares participants to undertake a se
April 11, 2007
This workshop explores what Charles Baudelaire once called the "quality of being present." Through in-depth discussions, exercises and the analysis of exemplary poems, students explore different wa
May 03, 2007
What are Langston's lessons? An examination of the work of Langston Hughes will help you learn more about America. It will help you explore the tough tapestry of race.