Tulsa Kid

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Poetry. Ron Padgett was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1942. A member of the Tulsa School of Poets, he received his B.A. from Columbia College in 1964, the same year he won the Gotham Bookmart Avant-Garde Poetry Prize. He spent 1965-1966 in Paris on a Fulbright. Since 1969 he has been associated with Teachers & Writers Collaborative and numerous Poets in the Schools programs. In 1974-1976 he worked as a Writer in the Community in Lancaster, South Carolina. Since then he has directed the Poetry Project at St. ...
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Poetry. Ron Padgett was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1942. A member of the Tulsa School of Poets, he received his B.A. from Columbia College in 1964, the same year he won the Gotham Bookmart Avant-Garde Poetry Prize. He spent 1965-1966 in Paris on a Fulbright. Since 1969 he has been associated with Teachers & Writers Collaborative and numerous Poets in the Schools programs. In 1974-1976 he worked as a Writer in the Community in Lancaster, South Carolina. Since then he has directed the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church in New York, which has been home base for him, his wife and son. His publications include "Great Balls of Fire," "Toujours l'amour," and "Triangles in the Afternoon" (poetry), "Bean Spasms," "The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Ron, " and "Antlers in the Treetops" (collaborations), as well as translations of Apollinaire, Duchamp, Cendrars and Larbaud. He is co-director of Full Court Press.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780915990177
  • Publisher: Z Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1979
  • Pages: 131

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