Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Who Will Uncreate You?

Harvey Shapiro
Rest In Peace

"Harvey Shapiro, an admired American poet who chose newspaper work over the time-honored academic vocation of his peers, and who as an editor at The New York Times made an epochal assignment — what became the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s "Letter From Birmingham Jail" — that ultimately never appeared in the newspaper, died on Monday in Manhattan." ... Story continues here: Harvey Shapiro, Poet And Editor, Dies At 88 (NY Times)

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