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Roger Conover

Roger Conover is the former Executive Editor of MIT Press. He is currently writing a biography of the poet-boxer Arthur Cravan and preparing an exhibition of the lost works of Mina Loy.

Letter to Kippy

When I first met you, twenty years ago, it was this time of year. The season was turning; ducks were beginning to migrate from the coast of Maine to wherever they go in the winter. When I entered your workshop, you were clipping the wings of a few wild ducks that you wanted to keep on your pond by Deer Acres so that they would be there in Spring.

Bob Keyes’s The Isolation Artist

This book is a master lesson on how not to be an artist. It is also a fable, although the cast of characters is not made up of forest animals but island people.

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The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2022

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