The Poetry Project Newsletter, Number 24, April 1, 1975

Burroughs is mentioned in a number of spots:

On the first page about an April 17th reading at Columbia University's Macmillan Hall, with Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, and Peter Orlovsky.

On the fifth page, about sessions at the Boulder, Co. Naropa Institute, noting William S. Burroughs presence

On the sixth page, an event at the Bibliotheque Nationale Du Quebec Palais Du Commerce between April 21-27, Montreal, with John Giorno, Charles Plymell, Ed Sanders, Mary Beach, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Claude Pélieu, Leonard Cohen and others

Published in New York City by The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church in April 1975.

This copy is addressed to Andrei Codrescu, acquired from Philip Smith, Bookseller (Berkeley, CA.).

I also have a copy addressed to the [Detroit] Alternative Press (Ken Mikolowski), acquired as an archive of newsletters from Type Punch Matrix (Silver Springs, MD.).

Bibliographic Information
  • Not in Shoaf
  • Not in Schottlaender (v4)
  • Raven 19750401TPPN.0.24
  • John Godfrey: "Come April" (poetry)
  • News:
    • on an April 17th reading at Columbia's Macmillan Hall with William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, and Peter Orlovsky
    • on Thursday MacAc Spring readers at Bernard Hall
    • on upcoming readings on Wednesday nights
    • on Lawrence Ferlinghetti reading at St. Mark's on April 30
    • on Flaming Youth performing with Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky at St. Marks on April 14
    • on Harry Matthews' The Sinking of the Odradek Stadium and Other Novels
    • on the Spring issue of Gay Sunshine featuring John Giorno
    • on Terence Winch's Irish Musicians
    • on Alexsandr Solzhenitzyn accepting a lifetime supply of Bic ball point pens
    • on new April releases from Adventures in Poetry
    • on Juan Hamill and Barbara Kruger reading from their works at Artists' Space
    • on Joel Oppenheimer's The Woman Poems
    • on George Quasha and his Active Anthology
    • on Duncan Hines' recommendations
    • on Bill Berkson and Lynn O'Hara needing housing between May 1-14
    • on Joshua Norton's Pool
    • on Ted Greenwald's Miami
    • on Clark Coolidge's The Maintains
    • on Women/Poems, issue 3
    • on Black Sparrow Press releases
    • on Andrei Codrescu's The Life & Times of an Involuntary Genius
    • on Monday night readings at the Penthouse Restaurant at the Museum of Modern Art
    • on Maureen Owen's No-Travels Journal
    • on Boston University's journal Alcheringa
    • on the release of the Childlike Life of the Black Tarantula by the Vanishing Rotating Triangle Press
    • on Regina Beck commenting on Charlton Heston in Photo Screen
    • on Saturday afternoon poetry at Dr. Generosity's
    • on Tony Towle reading with Lewis Gardner at the Fugue
    • on poetry on WBAI
    • on Boston Blackie's recommendations
    • on Patti Smith's performance at CBGB
    • on a weekend of readings at Boston University's George Sherman Student Union
    • on the Naropa Institute summer programs, including Burroughs, Ginsberg, Berrigan, Ashbery, Kyger, di Prima, Padgett, et al
    • on Charles North led Monday workshops
    • on a need for an associate editor at Some/Release Press
    • on an international poetry gathering at the Bibliotheque Nationale du Quebec Palais du Commerce in Montreal, with Burroughs, Ginsberg, more attending
    • on jerome Rothenberg's Revolution of the Word: A New Gathering of American Avant Garde Poetry 1914-1945
    • on a busy day on April 30 at St. Marks including a Ferlinghetti reading and a tree-dedication to W. H. Auden
    • on Ed Friedman vacationing in California
    • on the Alternative Press (Detroit) relocating to Grindstone City, MI.
    • on Suzanne Harris exhibiting at the Whitney Museum
    • on the St. Mark's lending library
    • on a bilingual edition of Rainer Maria Rilke's Ten Sonnets to Orpheus, translated by Robert Bly
    • on a Edgar Allan Poe based play ay St. Mark's Theatre Genesis
    • o Rochelle Owens' He Wants Shih!
    • on Manroot, issue 10, the Jack Spicer issue
    • on "A Letter for Queen Victoria" at the Anta Theatre
Publishing Information:
  • Editor: Bill Mac Kay


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