Tag Archives: Andrei Codrescu

The [Attempted] Assassination of Ted Berrigan

The [Attempted] Assassination of Ted Berrigan (researched & compiled by the Z-D Generation originally published in Life Of Crime in 1985) “Why is it that seven out of ten years San Francisco is a boring poetry scene, and now it’s hotter … Continue reading

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The Great Broadside Swipe

The Great Broadside Swipe and Other Proceedings of the 2nd Black Bart Poetry Society Convention Celebrating the Life and Work of Joanne Kyger (1934—2017) Commonweal Retreat Center Bolinas Calif. July 22, 2017. by Steven Lavoie Decades passed, yet she persisted. … Continue reading

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Don’t Mess With Bill

Don’t Mess With Bill; An Appreciation Poet and art critic Bill Berkson achieved personal entropy in San Francisco on Thursday, June 16th, 2016 at the young age of 76.  June 16th also happens to be Bloomsday celebrated around the world … Continue reading

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Contributor’s Notes

To: The Membership & Interested Parties From: Pat Nolan, Charter Member, NBBPS Subject: The California School of New York Poets Up Late, American Poetry Since 1970, generously compiled by Andrei Codrescu, and published by 4walls8windows in 1987, has been referred … Continue reading

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Way Way West

To: The Membership and Interested Parties From: Steven Lavoie, Charter Member of the NBBPS Subject: The Actualist Dispersal to the San Francisco Bay Area WAY WAY WEST The Actualist Dispersal to the San Francisco Bay Area by Steven Lavoie The … Continue reading

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Past Present Future Part II

To: The Membership and Interested Parties From: Chinee, Grand Poobah NBBPS Subject:  Prehistory, History, and Future of the NBBPS, Part Two THE NEW BLACK BART POETRY SOCIETY Its Prehistory, History, and Future PART  TWO (delivered on October 3rd 2012 by … Continue reading

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The Poetics of Defiance

To: The Membership and Interested Parties From: Chinee, Grand Poobah, NBBPS Subject: The Poetics of Defiance When Andrei Codrescu landed in America (c. Detroit, 1966) he donned a black leather motorcycle jacket not the elbow patched tweed or navy blue … Continue reading

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