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John Ashbery, for whom writing was an immersive experience, like taking a bath in cold rivers of words, is dead at 90... Christian Lorentzen... Evan Kindley... Larissa MacFarquhar... Rae Armantrout... Ben Lerner... Tania Ketenjian... Paul Muldoon... David Orr... Katy Waldman... Alex Ross... The Guardian... The TLS... AP... Poetry Foundation... ... more From Dust to Dust - Ashes to Ashes
TIME GENTLEMEN TIME via Winston Hills Hotel... – “What a jagged image we use for women who achieve greatly, defining accomplishment in terms of the barrier rather than the triumph. There she is up where the air is thin, where men still outnumber women, but where the altitude is awesome. Our goal with Firsts is for every woman and girl to find someone whose presence in the highest reaches of success says to her that it is safe to climb, come on up, the view is spectacular.” Take some time to watch and listen to the videos that accompany each bio, in alphabetical order, in this presentation that drives home the range and impact what has been accomplished by women in every field of endeavor. This presentation, based on a book, also clearly illuminates the steep barriers and multiplicity of challenges that remain.