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Author: Anselm Berrigan

Anselm Berrigan is the editor of WHAT IS POETRY? (JUST KIDDING, I KNOW YOU KNOW): INTERVIEWS FROM THE POETRY PROJECT NEWSLETTER (1983-2009), and is the author of many books of poetry, most recently SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY, COME IN ALONE, and PRIMITIVE STATE. From 2003 to 2007 he was Artistic Director of The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church. He is Co-Chair, Writing at the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts interdisciplinary MFA program and also teaches part- time at Brooklyn College.

Come In Alone
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Come In Alone

Wave Books

Poetry. New York poet Anselm Berrigan plays with space like a painter with the prosody of a poet. Written as infinitely looping sentences around the page, the rectangular poems of COME IN ALONE act as a frame to space, outrunning thought with quickn...

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Free Cell
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Free Cell

City Lights Publishers

Poetry. The second volume of our City Lights Spotlight Poetry series, FREE CELL is the latest book of poems from New York-based poet Anselm Berrigan, one of the most influential American poets under the age of forty. In a departure from his previous...

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Integrity & Dramatic Life
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Integrity & Dramatic Life

Edge Books

Poetry. "A brooding intellect injected into the effusive lyricism of the New York School makes Berrigan's famous parentage—he is the son of poets Ted Berrigan and Alice Notley—an inheritance he self-awarely transforms. Berrigan is not so much undoin...

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Notes from Irrelevance
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Notes from Irrelevance

Wave Books

Poetry. I don't really see / the difference between / modernism and Al Qaeda. This generous book-length poem is an investigation of the author's unique personal history as it entwines with his present role as poet, citizen, and "one of the six billi...

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Primitive State
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Primitive State

Edge Books

Poetry. PRIMITIVE STATE is a book-length tour-de-force from one of contemporary poetry's strongest search-lights. Composed as an homage to the list poem as "a catalog of consciousness-beats," the result is a long poem peculiarly perfect for twitter....

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Some Notes on My Programming
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Some Notes on My Programming

Edge Books

Poetry. SOME NOTES ON MY PROGRAMMING finds Anselm Berrigan once more in funny, irritable, tip-top form. Surveying the Bush-era cultural landscape and not liking what it sees, the poetry herein confronts that reality in terms disgusted ("The group is...

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Something for Everybody
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Something for Everybody

Wave Books

Poetry. Anselm Berrigan's eighth collection of poems, SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY, is exactly as its title describes. Wide-ranging in forms, densities, and aesthetics—and written from numerous collaborations, prompts, and influences—these poems express ...

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To Hell with Sleep
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To Hell with Sleep

Letter Machine Editions

Poetry. Anselm Berrigan gives us a fresh dose of his discordant mind music. TO HELL WITH SLEEP was written by the poet in the first months after the birth of his daughter, mostly during brief periods of time when he was half-awake or less so, lettin...

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Zero Star Hotel
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Zero Star Hotel

Edge Books

Poetry. "A wonderful book and a big, huge quantum leap for Anselm Berrigan, whose previous work I have also enjoyed, but this book is really something different, it gives you the passionate can't-put-it-down experience of reading a great novel, and ...

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