Steve Carey Book Party


Edmund Berrigan and Anselm Berrigan co-edited Steve Carey’s Selected Poems for Subpress. The book will be available for the reading. Carey’s books include The California Papers (United Artists), Gentle Subsidy (Big Sky), Smith Going Backwards (Cranium Press), and 20 Poems (Unimproved Editions Press). Anselm Berrigan writes of him: “He was like this huge guy who wouldn’t harm a soul, with a deep voice and ability to loom. Bob Newhart and Jimi Hendrix and Philip Whalen.” Carey passed away in 1989. With Anselm Berrigan, Edmund Berrigan, Tom Carey, Peggy DeCoursey, Marion Farrier, Greg Fuchs, Eileen Myles, Elinor Nauen, Simon Pettet, Harris Schiff and others.