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William Benton, Birds

As Ronald Johnson wrote, William Benton’s witty and inventive Birds single-handedly resurrected the Concrete Poetry movement. First published in 1972 by the Graphic Arts Workshop of the Portland Museum Art School in Oregon, as a limited edition of 200 copies, this new edition includes an introduction by Benton as well as several new poems.

William Benton received his early training in music and worked as a jazz piano player before becoming a writer. His poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and a number of other magazines. He has published several books of poetry, most recently Backlit, as well as Exchanging Hats, a book on the paintings of Elizabeth Bishop (FSG), and Madly, a novel (Counterpoint), blurbed by James Salter, Ann Beattie, Phillip Lopate. His newest book is Eye Contact, a book of art writing.

Published by Nightboat Press
ISBN: 9781643620213
88 pages
2020 (1972)

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