Larry Sawyer

Vertigo Diary: New Book by Larry Sawyer

Larry’s poetry gives me the best kind of vertigo: the kind where you’re afraid of falling, but when you do you fall into a soft, meaty, sensual, smart ravine that shakes you pretty good, but instead of killing you it turns you into a Thinking Cocktail. What a scary and fine artist Mr. Sawyer is!

—Andrei Codrescu

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Larry Sawyer is chosen as Best Poet by the Chicago Reader

Chicago School of Poetics faculty member Larry Sawyer is chosen as Best Poet by the Chicago Reader in its 2012 annual Best of Chicago reader’s poll.

Read more at: http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/best-poet/BestOf?oid=6702063

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Bonk! Performance Art Series: Larry Sawyer

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Interview with Larry Sawyer

Surrealist Poetry is alive and well and living in America today, thanks in no small part to Larry Sawyer, and his first book, Unable to Fully California gives cause for rejoicing. For example, from “Miracle of Apples”:

Someday the apples will be liberated, the pear
will start a revolution and the banana will
commit suicide, rather than be executed
(10, ll. 1-3)

Recently David Madgalene was gifted with the opportunity to conduct an e- mail interview with Larry Sawyer about Surrealism in general and his wonderful new book in specific.

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