Thanks to Poetry Foundation for running part of the terrific 1980 conversation between John Ashbery & David Remnick

 Poetry Foundation

Poetry Foundation

"Issue Four of the Bennington Review is out, and while most of it must be read while holding the actual journal, a few online features dot the table of contents, including a re-presentation of a 1980 interview between John Ashbery and David Remnick. "This historical document captures Ashbery's thoughts and insights just a few years after his trifecta win of the National Book Award, the National Book Critics' Circle Award, and the Pulitzer Prize for Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror," write the editors."

—Harriet Staff

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Originally Published: January 31st, 2018