Flub and Utter
: Jordan Scott
discusses the role that stuttering plays in his poetry. (Flash) Read more of Scott's work.
"Not until I put them there." David Antin
worked in a wide range of innovative modes
until landing in the early 1970s on what he calls the talk poem
. Antin speaks extemporaneously
and then transcribes his talks
using only space as punctuation. The implications
of positioning these works as poetry
are, of course, part of the point
Did the New York School invent alternative comics?
Joe Brainard, more often recognized as an artist
in the second-generation New York School
, produced several comics in the 1960s, collaborating with Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery, Ron Padgett, Robert Creeley, and many others. This series of blog posts by Gary Sulllivan (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
) examines Brainard's comics in the context of American poetry and underground comics. [more inside]