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Thoughts echoed around the world: “Most of what I love I love because Sylvère Lotringer first published it. RIP.” — Andrew Durbin. “Sylvère was not only a brilliant intellectual and a talented publisher, but also a sort of dowser, a

It all started with the Nova Convention in 1978. Focusing on the American avant-garde in music, film, and literature, the convention really was a celebration of legendary beat writer William S. Burroughs. Burroughs was considered a “has-been” in America at

Artist and performance poet John Giorno was a blazing cultural catalyst in New York from the 1960s until his death in 2019. Star of Sleep (1963), a key early film by Andy Warhol—Giorno's lover at the time—and co-producer of The