Innovative British poetry from Tim Atkins and Jeff Hilson. Terrific. They make me believe poetry is alright again! a great reading in London as part of the Auld Enemies project by SJ Fowler.
Reminds me of the amazing plays of Kenneth Koch. But with a Tim Atkins twist. It doesn’t get any better than Tim Atkins!!! Amazing launch of his Petrarch at Rich Mix last Saturday. You can get the magnum opus (plays, poetry, outsider art and more) from Crater Press. Freakin brilliant. NY School Poetry meets BritishContinue reading “Miles Champion covers Tim Atkins – Petrarch 199”
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Marcus Slease reading Jeff Hilson from _In The Assarts_ NY School poetry meets the London school of medieval ass arts. Kraftwerk. Buster Keaton. Ted Berrigan. Francis Picabia & the sheriff of Nottingham. Jimmy “great charming girl” Schuyler. The ladies in waiting have left their nuts in a medieval thicket. Jeff Hilson pokes it right inContinue reading “Jeff Hilson pokes it right in and gives it a twist”
Influenced by NY School poetry. Bernadette Mayer and Kenneth Koch ALSO Philip Whalen (one of my favs) Part of my Nomadic Surrealist project. free pdf here: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/299099 cover painting: Grzegorz Wroblewski
“English poetry is suddenly in the happy state of being wide and generous enough to feel confident in its ability to draw upon art, music, the emotions, beauty, surrealism, language writing, comedy, the diverse strands of the New American Poetry, and, even (after a long time being banned by an academy which valorizes overwrought languageContinue reading “IT DOESN’T GET ANY BETTER THAN TIM ATKINS . . ON ANY PLANET”
A nice article today about some of the very best poetry coming from the United Kingdom. And it rocks. Big time! Brilliant! Some influences of NY school poetry and more. Check out the article in Jacket 2 magazine: http://jacket2.org/feature/contemporary-english-poetry-and-north-american-influences