The first living poet to have his work collected in the Library of America series, John Ashbery (1927-2017) was the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Yale Younger Poets Prize, the Bollingen Prize, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Griffin International Award, and a MacArthur "Genius" Grant. Mark Ford, editor, is the author of three acclaimed collections of poetry, Landlocked, Soft Sift, and Six Children; his Selected Poems was published in 2014. His book-length interview, John Ashbery in Conversation with Mark Ford, was published in 2003. His most recent book is Thomas Hardy: Half a Londoner (2016).
aSince the death of Wallace Stevens in 1955, we have been in the
Age of Ashbery.a
Since the death of Wallace Stevens in 1955, we have been in the Age of Ashbery.
?Since the death of Wallace Stevens in 1955, we have been in the Age of Ashbery.?