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Exhibition: When Poets Ruled the Earth

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The Poetry Collection of the University Libraries, University at Buffalo, is happy to announce:

WHEN POETS RULED THE EARTH
An Exhibit of Poetry in Buffalo 1962-1978

The Poetry Collection of the University Libraries
University at Buffalo
420 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
(716) 645-2917

On display through the end of June 2012 on Monday-Friday from 9:00AM to 5:00PM

As a satellite exhibition of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s WISH YOU WERE HERE: THE BUFFALO AVANT-GARDE IN THE 1970s, the Poetry Collection’s exhibit features first editions, manuscripts, posters and broadsides from University at Buffalo poets Charles Olson, Robert Creeley, John Logan, Irving Feldman, Carl Dennis, Leslie Fiedler, Max Wickert, Howard Wolf, Bill Sylvester and many others. In addition, WHEN POETS RULED THE EARTH features many of the UB campus poetry magazines of the period such as Intrepid, Fathar, Audit and Buff. There is also a selection of poetry publications from Buffalo community poets including materials from Buckle”, Earth’s Daughters, Just Buffalo Literary Center, Niagara Erie Writers and White Pine Press. Curated by Edric Mesmer, Alice Bailey and Michael Basinski.

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