Alan Shapiro

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 CPA/2/3/135
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 Sequence 2, Box 38 [90]
  • Dates of Creation
      14 Mar 1979-4 Mar 1980
  • Physical Description
      4 pieces; 5 sheets

Scope and Content

Correspondence with American poet Alan Shapiro, which includes only one letter from Shapiro. Relates to: plans for Carcanet to publish Shapiro's book Common dangers, which were delayed due to the lack of success of recent Carcanet American poetry volumes by Pinsky and Peck; Schmidt's advice that Shapiro also finds an American publisher for the book; his failure to do so; and the acceptance of three poems by Shapiro, forwarded by Donald Davie for PN Review.

Dated at: Evanston, Illinois, USA.

Typescript with autograph.