“Beat Memories: The Photographs of Allen Ginsberg” at the National Gallery of Art / New York Times
Allen Ginsberg (L) and Lew Welch (R) outside City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco, 10.30.63 c. John Doss. Poet With a Kodak and a Restless Eye
Photos from New Year's Day Marathons & Symposiums: 1979 - 2003 - The Poetry Project
Most of the photos in this archive gallery were taken at the New Year’s Marathon Readings or at the Symposiums. Dates, performers, and photographers are identified when known. Continue Reading »
The Doom and Glory of Knowing Who You Are: James Baldwin on the Empathic Rewards of Reading and What It Means to Be an Artist
“An artist is a sort of emotional or spiritual historian. His role is to make you realize the doom and glory of knowing who you are and what you are.”
The Last Lion: A Profile of the Late Jim Harrison
Jim Harrison has remained true to his mission, chronicling man's fraught relationship with the wilderness. On the eve of Harrison's 34th book, The Great Leader, Tom Bissell visits the master at his Montana cabin.