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Selected Poems (Paperback)

Paperback Publication: September 8, 2009 Selected Poems


Selected Poems
by Frank O’Hara

Edited by Mark Ford
Published by Alfred A. Knopf

This generous new selection by Mark Ford reflects all the phases and varied achievements of O’Hara’s career, including his drama, and is followed by an appendix of key prose texts such as “Personism,” in which O’Hara succinctly summed up his overall approach to poetry: “You just go on your nerve.”

For more about the book, click here

Frank O’Hara: Selected Poems at Lunchtime


Poetry Reading-
Frank O’Hara: Selected Poems at Lunchtime

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Museum of Modern Art
The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden, exterior, first floor

11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY

From MoMA.org:

Alfred A. Knopf, The Museum of Modern Art, and the Poetry Society of America present a reading from the recently published Selected Poems by Frank O’Hara, edited by Mark Ford (which includes poetry, a play, and essays). Held at lunchtime, the program commemorates O’Hara’s tradition of writing poetry during his lunch hour while working at MoMA. Participants include poets Lee Ann Brown, Dan Chiasson, Hettie Jones, Vincent Katz, Philip Schultz, and others. Selected Poems, as well as O’Hara’s In Memory of My Feelings, will be available for sale following the reading.

Please note: Lunch will be available for purchase at the Espresso Bar in the Garden. In case of rain, the program will be held in the Titus Theater 2, also accessible through the 11 West 53 Street entrance.

This program is free with Museum admission. Seating is available on a first-come first-served basis.”

Selected Poems

Winter/Spring 2008: Selected Poems


Selected Poems
by Frank O’Hara

Edited by Mark Ford
Published by Alfred A. Knopf

Hardcover Publication: February 26, 2008

This generous new selection by Mark Ford reflects all the phases and varied achievements of O’Hara’s career, including his drama, and is followed by an appendix of key prose texts such as “Personism,” in which O’Hara succinctly summed up his overall approach to poetry: “You just go on your nerve.”

For more about the book go to The Borzoi Reader Online