Wednesday, October 10, 2007
An Experiment in Collective Autobiography, San Francisco, 1975-1980, by Carla Harryman, Kit Robinson, Tom Mandel, Barrett Watten, Rae Armantrout, Ted Pearson, Lyn Hejinian, Bob Perelman, Ron Silliman & Steve Benson.
Like the early avant-gardes, the poets who gathered at the Grand Piano developed not only an exacting and liberating poetics, but also a way of living-in-art. Its chronicle here is many things, among them a deeply human and amusing map to building community through literature in this most unlikely of times.
— Cole Swensen
The Grand Piano is an on-going experiment in collective autobiography by ten writers identified with Language Poetry in
New volumes are scheduled to appear at three-month intervals.
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