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His Life

November 6th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Cornelia Shields has been trying to transcribe all the details of her father’s death, but she says it’s hard. “I’m trying to get it all down,” she told me over the phone last Wednesday, “My dad was never so proud of me as the day he found out I was keeping a diary. I keep […]

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Tags: Andy Warhol · Bernadette Mayer · correspondence · Ghosts · John Cage · Making Visible the Invisible · perestroika · Robert Shields · Travis-Nichols

Who is Entitled to Be a Poet? A Conversation with Eileen Myles (Part 4)

September 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Last spring, poet, novelist, librettist and one-time presidential candidate, Eileen Myles chatted with Weird Deer correspondent Travis Nichols about ideal readership, government sponsored revolution, and the big old tomb that is prose. Parts one through three appeared earlier in the week and can be accessed through the archives. This is the fourth and final installment […]

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Tags: California · Conversation · Eileen Myles · Face · perestroika · Rae Armantrout · Travis-Nichols