A five book (one letter and one record) birthday salute to william carlos williams September 17, 2014 – Posted in: Content, Of Interest: Featured Books / Reviews

Paterson. ¬†Published by New Directions, 1946-58. Williams’s magnum opus. Today is the birthday of the influential American poet William Carlos Williams (1883-1963). From the Poetry Foundation: William Carlos Williams has always been known as an experimenter, an innovator, a revolutionary figure in American poetry. Yet in comparison to artists of his own time who sought a new environment for creativity as expatriates in Europe, Williams lived a remarkably conventional life. A doctor for more than…

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