Simon Pettet is an English-born poet and long-time resident of New York’s Lower East Side. Hearth, his Collected Poems, appeared in 2010 and As A Bee (a welcome addenda to the Collected Poems) appeared recently from Talisman. Talisman also issued his Selected Poems (1995) and the volume More Winnowed Fragments (2006). He also compiled and edited the Selected Art Writings (Black Sparrow, 1998) of the “New York School” poet James Schuyler, as well as co-editing (with James Meetze) Other Flowers (FSG, 2010), Schuyler’s posthumous poems. He made two now legendary collaborations with photographer-filmmaker Rudy Burckhardt – Conversations about Everything (Vehicle, 1987) and Talking Pictures (Zoland, 1994), as well as a fine-arts limited edition, Abundant Treasures (Granary Books, 2001) with painter Duncan Hannah.




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