Fagin, Larry

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Larry Fagin was born in 1939. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.A. in English Literature, and did graduate work at the Gutenberg Institute in Mainz, Germany . From 1971-1976 he was co-director of the St. Mark's Poetry Project in New York City, and he edited a poetry magazine, Adventures in Poetry, during this time. He founded the Danspace project and directed Danspace from 1975-1980. He has been a faculty member at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado, since 1975 and directed the Naropa Poetics program from 1982-1984. He has taught poetry in the public schools for many years, and since 1972 has been poetry consultant in Brooklyn's District 22. He has published several books of poetry, and edited works by other poets. In 1993 he was Poet in Residence in Sedona, Arizona . He received a NEA Fellowship in Poetry and a Poets Foundation Grant.

From the guide to the Larry Fagin Papers., n.d., 1958-1977., (Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center .)

Poet, editor of Adventures in Poetry Magazine, director of St. Mark's Church Poetry Project, New York, N.Y., and faculty member at Naropa Institute, Boulder, Colo.; b. Lawrence Edward Henry Fagin, 1937.

From the description of Larry Fagin papers, 1958-1977. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28418086

Larry Fagin was born in 1937, and graduated from the University of Maryland. He is the author or co-author of numerous collections of poetry, including Parade of the Caterpillars (1968), Brain Damage (1971), Two Serious Poems and One Other, with Bill Berkson (1971), Landscape, with George Schneeman (1972), The World of Leon, with Ron Padgett (1973), Rhymes of a Jerk (1974), Stabs (1979), Lime Rickeys, with Jack Collom (1994), and Dig & Delve, with Trevor Winkfield (1999). His poetry and prose have also appeared in magazines, such as Paris Review, Blue Suede Shoes, Poetry, Open Space, and Rolling Stone, as well as several anthologies of poetry.

Fagin published and edited Adventures in Poetry magazine (1968-1975) and Un Poco Loco, a monthly poetry newsletter (1978-1979). He was co-director of the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church from 1971 to1976, and a founder and director of Danspace from 1975 to 1980. Since 1968, Fagin has taught creative writing to public school students and teachers. He was on the faculty at the Naropa Institute from 1977 to 1987, and chaired the Poetics Department from 1982 to 1984. He also taught at UCLA and New School University.

From the description of Larry Fagin papers, 1956-2007. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702196902

Larry Fagin was born in 1937, and graduated from the University of Maryland. He is the author or co-author of numerous collections of poetry, including Parade of the Caterpillars (1968), Brain Damage (1971), Two Serious Poems and One Other, with Bill Berkson (1971), Landscape, with George Schneeman (1972), The World of Leon, with Ron Padgett (1973), Rhymes of a Jerk (1974), Stabs (1979), Lime Rickeys, with Jack Collom (1994), and Dig & Delve, with Trevor Winkfield (1999). His poetry and prose have also appeared in magazines, such as Paris Review, Blue Suede Shoes, Poetry, Open Space, and Rolling Stone, as well as several anthologies of poetry.

Fagin published and edited Adventures in Poetry magazine (1968-1975) and Un Poco Loco, a monthly poetry newsletter (1978-1979). He was co-director of the Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church 1971 to 1976, and a founder and director of Danspace from 1975 to 1980. Since 1968, Fagin has taught creative writing to public school students and teachers. He was on the faculty at the Naropa Institute from 1977 to 1987, and chaired the Poetics Department from 1982 to 1984. He also taught at UCLA and New School University.

From the guide to the Larry Fagin papers, 1956-2007, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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referencedIn Pinsky, Robert. Robert Pinsky papers, circa 1960-2008. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Fagin, Larry. Larry Fagin papers, 1958-1977. University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
referencedIn St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.). Dance at St. Mark's, 1924-1982. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Fagin, Larry. Larry Fagin papers, 1956-2007. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Berkson, Bill,. Joe Brainard archive, ca. 1960-1992, bulk 1964-1976. University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Library; UCSD Library
creatorOf Larry Fagin papers, 1956-2007 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Waldman, Anne, 1945-. Anne Waldman papers, 1945-<2002> (bulk 1958-1998). University of Michigan
creatorOf Fagin, Larry. Office files of The American Poetry Review, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Wieners, John, 1934-2002. John Wieners papers, 1958-1986. University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
referencedIn Danspace Project (New York, N.Y.). Danspace Project records, 1977-2006 (bulk 1982-1998). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Danspace Project records, 1977-2006, 1982-1998 The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
referencedIn Mag City records, 1977-1985 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Joe Brainard Archive, 1960-1992 University of California, San Diego. Geisel Library. Mandeville Special Collections Library.
creatorOf Alternative Press (Detroit, Michigan). [The Alternative Press collection], 1969-1992. Wayne State University
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referencedIn John Wieners Papers., 1958-1986. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
referencedIn Ron Padgett papers, 1929-2008 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Padgett, Ron, 1942-. Ron Padgett papers, 1929-2008. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Larry Fagin Papers., n.d., 1958-1977. Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
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