A special tribute to the poet and Rochester native John Ashbery, featuring Adam Fitzgerald, James Longenbach, and Joe Flaherty. We discuss his influence on poetry and his relationship with the Rochester area.
About John Ashbery:
John Lawrence Ashbery was an American poet, translator, and art critic. He published more than twenty volumes of poetry and won nearly every major American award for poetry, including a Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, and National Book Critics Circle Award in 1976 for his collection Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror.