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:
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1466
Overview: 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.
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, Schuyler,...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 745
Overview: 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 Ashberry, Bill Berkson, Ted Berrigan, Joe Brainard, Rob Hershon, Lita...
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
Part of Collection — Box: 239 (Broadside), Folder: GROUP 2875, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC