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An Outriders Anthology: Poetry in Buffalo 1969-1979 and After Max Wickert

An Outriders Anthology: Poetry in Buffalo 1969-1979 and After

Max Wickert

Published May 10th 2013
ISBN : 9780984177295
Hardcover
240 pages
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Poetry. Operating in Buffalo, NY, from 1969 to 1979 as a poetry reading series and since then as a small press, the Outriders Poetry Project has featured more than 140 writers, including Charles Baxter, Marvin Bell, Robert Bly, Jack Clarke, Albert S.MorePoetry. Operating in Buffalo, NY, from 1969 to 1979 as a poetry reading series and since then as a small press, the Outriders Poetry Project has featured more than 140 writers, including Charles Baxter, Marvin Bell, Robert Bly, Jack Clarke, Albert S. Cook, Robert Creeley, Carl Dennis, Cornelius Eady, Ray Federman, Irving Feldman, Allen Ginsberg, Mac Hammond, Lee Harwood, Robert Hass, Anselm Hollo, David Ignatow, Erica Jong, Carolyn Kizer, John Logan, Morton Marcus, Steve McCaffery, bp Nichol, J.F. Nims, Jarold Ramsey, Louis Simpson, William Stafford, Gerald Stern, Andrew Taylor, Rosmary Waldrop, John Wieners and Al Young.This retrospective anthology includes work by all of these writers and by over seventy others. Max Wickerts Introduction gives an overview of Buffalos electric literary environment which nurtured the Project. An Appendix provides a Roster of all Outriders participants and a detailed Chronology of Literature and the Arts in Buffalo from 1960-1980.A gorgeous and revealing documentation of Buffalos poetic vitality... Wickerts introduction [is] one of the best pieces ever written about Bohemian and cultural life in Buffalo.--Jeff Simon, Buffalo News