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Ron Padgett

Contributor

Ron Padgett

Ron Padgett has published over thirty books, including New & Selected Poems, Great Balls of Fire, The Straight Line: Writings on Poetry and Poets, Blood Work: Selected Prose, You Never Know (poems), and Oklahoma Tough: My Father, King of the Tulsa Bootleggers (a memoir). He is the translator of a number of works, including Guillaume Apollinaire’s Poet Assassinated and Blaise Cendrars’s Complete Poems. He received grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and, in 2001, he was made an Officer in the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. His latest works include Alone and not Alone (Coffeehouse Press) and Do The Math (Ganary).

Articles by Ron Padgett

Two or Three Things from the Past
By Yu Jian
ISo hot thenred trucks loaded with burning tonguesforward forward again disappearing deep down inside escaped students rolling toward hometownAh the summer of the era schools closedtheaters closed weeds…
Translated from Chinese by Wang Ping & Ron Padgett
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