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Photos from Our 2017 Spring Revel

Richard Howard, the recipient of this year’s Hadada Award.

Our Spring Revel was Tuesday. Did you miss it? Don’t worry: we had the foresight to bring a photographer. 

At Cipriani 42nd Street, more than five hundred people gathered as we feted , a poet and a former poetry editor of , with our Hadada Award for lifetime achievement. He was introduced by his friend , who called him an “American Proustian,” one who’s given us “an ongoing critical investigation of the past itself. He’s not so much looking over his shoulder as

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