March 17- Bill Berkson

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Bill Berkson was born in New York in 1939. His recent books of poetry include Fugue State, Hymns of St. Bridget & Other Writings with Frank O’Hara, Gloria (in a deluxe limited edition with etchings by Alex Katz), and an online chapbook entitled Same Here (bigbridge.org, issue 11). A collection of his criticism, The Sweet Singer of Modernism & Other Art Writings: 1985-2003, appeared in 2004 and Tuumba Press has just issued an epistolary collaboration with Bernadette Mayer entitled What’s Youyr Idea of a Good Time?: Interviews & Letters 1977-1985. Berkson was the 2006 Distinguished Mellon Fellow at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He lives in San Francisco, where he is professor of Liberal Arts at the San Francisco Art Institute.

Sat. March 17- 4pm – 6pm
Clayton Fine Books
317 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD
410-752-6800

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