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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Silver Jews' David Berman reads Frank Stanford

Posted By on Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 11:05 AM


This year's revival of the legendary Arkansas poet Frank Stanford continues with the release of Third Man Books' "Hidden Water: From the Frank Stanford Archives," the second Stanford collection to arrive in 2015, this one compiling "unpublished poems, drafts, never before seen photos, and correspondences between Stanford, Allen Ginsberg, Pulitzer Prize winning poet Alan Dugan, and more." To promote the book, here's David Berman — the great poet and front man of the now-defunct band Silver Jews — reading an untitled Stanford poem. 

Here's our piece on Stanford's legacy, from April. Also pick up the new issue of the Oxford American for a long essay on Stanford by the poet Ansel Elkins.

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