Ron Padgett

Photo by Ulla Montan
photo by Ulla Montan


Ron Padgett's books include New & Selected Poems; Great Balls of Fire; The Straight Line: Writings on Poetry and Poets; and most recently You Never Know (Coffee House Press). He is the editor of a three-volume reference series entitled World Poets and the translator of Blaise Cendrars' Complete Poems. In 2003 the University of Oklahoma Press will publish his memoir of his father, Oklahoma Tough. In 1999 Padgett received an American Academy of Arts and Letters award for poetry, and in 2001 he was made an Officier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.


EPR #6
: The Way You Wear Your Hat




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