Ron Padgett

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    March 17, 2014   BY artsdesk 

    Ron Padgett is an American poet, essayist, fiction writer, translator and member of the New York School. His latest book “Collected Poems” is a compilation of his works from 1960-2004 including 11 previous publications and dozens of uncollected poems. Padgett is the recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship from the America Academy of Arts and Letters, the Shelley Memorial Award from the National Endowment for the Arts and was a 2012 Pulitzer Prize finalist in poetry. His work has been translated into 18 different languages. Continue reading

  • January 6, 2014   BY Arts Desk  

    Spots And so once again Father Time and said to Mother Nature, “Mother, put a few more of those brown spots on him, please,” and so she did, dutifully and without malice she placed them here and there among the … Continue reading