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Homage to Bill Berkson

By Garrett Caples With much sadness I note the death of poet, critic, professor, lecturer, and friend to City Lights Bill Berkson (1939-2016), from a heart attack on June 16. Bill was perhaps best known for his association with the … Continue reading

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On Time by Joanne Kyger

Joanne Kyger, one of the Bay Area’s major poets, delivers a real treat of truly diverse work in her latest collection with City Lights On Time: Poems 2005-2014. Fittingly, it includes work chronologically, which the poet Cedar Sigo calls “exquisite … Continue reading

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Don Allen, Grey Fox, and Poems Retrieved by Frank O’Hara

By Katherine Duckworth When Edwin Denby said about influential editor Don Allen, “When will he have the complete poems of Frank O’Hara?” he was hoping to see two volumes of previously uncollected work joined with the original Collected Poems (a … Continue reading

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