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Bathroom Art Galleries

Bathroom Art Galleries Reflections on Broadsides, Poem Cards and Literary Artifacts of The 70’s and 80’s by Pat Nolan The bathrooms in these transient student garrets served as galleries of an equally transient art thumbtacked to the water stained walls … Continue reading

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Poetry In Exile

Poetry in Exile Introduction to Exile In Paradise by Pat Nolan (Nualláin House, Publisher, 2017) Some fifty years ago a friend loaned or gifted me Kenneth Rexroth’s One Hundred Poems from the Chinese, and as is commonly acknowledged a loaned book … 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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Steve Carey, Smith Going Backward

To: The Membership and Interested Parties From: Pat Nolan, Charter Member of the NBBPS Subject: Steve Carey, Smith Going Backward SMITH GOING BACKWARD*  Steve Carey’s Smith Going Backward is still, for me, one of the most vital books of contemporary … Continue reading

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Scooping Black Bart

To: The Membership and Interested Parties From: Irish, NBBPS historian Subject: The Arrest of Black Bart, the PO8  SCOOPING BLACK BART “I was then working on the San Francisco Examiner, the cubbiest of cub reporters,” wrote Josiah Ward.  He was … 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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Past Present Future, Part I

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

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