Posts Tagged: Frank O’Hara


The Sunday Rumpus Interview: Jericho Parms


What is lost still has substance, is malleable, can take on new impressions, and be molded again to our experience, often resulting in the most lasting force that determines how we see the world. ...more

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David Biespiel’s Poetry Wire: 21 Poems That Shaped America (Pt. 2): “Ave Maria”


Mothers of America / let your kids go to the movies! ...more

A Poet’s Arrival


The New Yorker profiles Ocean Vuong, who muses on the English language, growing up around women, Frank O’Hara, and the vestigial nature of clichés. And with his first book of poetry published just last week, he addresses the feelings of strangeness that accompany the act of making poetry and writing into a career:

When the poet-novelist Ben Lerner joined the faculty, he introduced Vuong to the notion that a life of writing might be possible.


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The Rumpus Interview with Campbell McGrath


Campbell McGrath talks about his new collection, XX: Poems For The Twentieth Century, capitalism, history, and what it might mean to write a wordless poem. ...more

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The Creative Writing Class That Changed My Life


One could sense this passion in all of us. It seemed to fill the classroom as if it were part of the oxygen. ...more

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The Rumpus Interview with George Hodgman


Editor and author George Hodgman talks about his new memoir, Bettyville, what makes for a good memoir, and returning to his hometown of Paris, Missouri from New York to take care of his aging mother. ...more