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Violi, Paul, 1944-2011



  • Existence: 1944 - 2011

Biographical / Historical

Paul Violi (1944-2011) was an American poet and small press publisher. He co-founded Swollen Magpie Press, taught at Columbia University and the New School, and won numerous awards for his writing including two poetry fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. His works include Overnight (2007), Fracas (1998), and Splurge (1982).

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Eileen Myles papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1466

The collection contains writings, correspondence, notebooks and journals, personal and professional papers, printed material, computer and audiovisual media, and other papers by or relating to the writer, poet, and performance artist Eileen Myles.

Dates: 1958-2017

Charles North papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1091
Scope and Contents: The Charles North papers, which span from 1941 to 2016, contain correspondence, writings, journals, writings of others, CDs, DVDs, photographs, personal papers, artwork, printed material, electronic media, and other papers by or relating to the life and work of Charles North. Correspondents include John Ashbery, Douglas Crase, Ron Padgett, James Schuyler, Tony Towle, Paul Violi, Trevor Winkfield, and other poets and collaborators. Manuscripts by others include works by Ashbery, Crase,...
Dates: 1941-2016

Tony Towle papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 745
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers documenting the life and literary activities of New York City poet Tony Towle. Towle spent his life in New York City and, after training with Kenneth Koch and Frank O'Hara, was associated with the second generation of the New York School. In addition to Koch and O'Hara, Towle corresponded with numerous poets, artists, and editors based in the city, including John Ashbery, Bill Berkson, Ted Berrigan, Joe Brainard, Rob Hershon,...
Dates: 1960-2017

Paul Violi papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 624
Scope and Contents:

The collection consists of correspondence, writings, teaching material, newspaper clippings, audiovisual material, student work, juvenilia, and printed materials relating to the life and work of American poet Paul Violi. Materials document his writing, his relationships with other writers and artists including Charles North, Tony Towle, and Dale Devereux Barker, and his activities as co-founder of Swollen Magpie Press.

Dates: circa 1955–2011, bulk 1970-2011

Will, [ca. 1688]

 Part of Collection — Box 239 (Broadside): [Barcode: 39002137226420], Folder: GROUP 2875, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Copy of Viner's will dated Aug 29, 1688, written in manuscript in an unidentified hand.

Dates: [ca. 1688]