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Ron Padgett (born June 17, 1942) is an American poet, essayist, fiction writer, translator, and a member of the New York School. Bean Spasms, Padget's first collection of poems, was published in 1967 and written with Ted Berrigan Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More - Ron Padgett. His books include: Great Balls of Fire, The Adventures of Mr. & Mrs. Jim & Ron (with Jim Dine), Toujours l'amour, Tulsa Kid, Triangles in the Afternoon, Ted: A Personal Memoir of Ted Berrigan, Poems I Guess I Wrote, You Never Know, Oklahoma Tough, and others.

Padgett was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He began writing poems at the age of eighteen in spiral notebooks. He later received a B.A. from Columbia University in 1964 and studied creative writing at Wagner College with Kay Boyle, Howard Nemerov, and Kenneth Koch. He was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship and studied 20th-century French literature in Paris during 1965 and 1966. In 1996, he was awarded a grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award.

Padgett was a poetry workshop instructor at St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery, New York, NY, from 1968-69 and a poet in various New York City Poets in the Schools programs from 1969-76. He was director of publications for Teachers & Writers Collaborative from around 1982 to 1999. His works on education and writing include The Teachers & Writers Handbook of Poetic Forms (editor), The Teachers & Writers Guide to Walt Whitman (editor), Educating the Imagination (co-editor), and many others. He was also editor of Teachers & Writers Magazine from 1980 to 2000.

He was a cofounder/publisher of Full Court Press (publisher)and editor from 1973-88. He has lectured at educational institutions, including Atlantic Center for the Arts and Columbia University, He has also been the host of a radio series on poetry and the designer of computer writing games.

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Total Books: 37
How to Be Perfect An Illustrated Guide
Alone and Not Alone
2015 - Alone and Not Alone (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781566894012
ISBN-10: 1566894018
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Collected Poems
2013 - Collected Poems (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781566893428
ISBN-10: 1566893429
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Bean Spasms
2012 - Bean Spasms (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781887123808
ISBN-10: 1887123806
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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How Long
2011 - How Long (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781566892568
ISBN-10: 1566892562
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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How to Be Perfect
2007 - How to Be Perfect (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781566892032
ISBN-10: 1566892031
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Joe  A Memoir of Joe Brainard
2004 - Joe a Memoir of Joe Brainard (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781566891592
ISBN-10: 1566891590
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, Gay & Lesbian
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Joe
2004 - Joe (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781566891608
ISBN-10: 1566891604
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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OKLAHOMA TOUGH MY FATHER KING OF THE TULSA BOOTLEGGERS
2003 - Oklahoma Tough My Father King of the Tulsa Bootleggers (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780806137322
ISBN-10: 0806137320
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History
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Poems I Guess I Wrote
2001 - Poems I Guess I Wrote (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780966632873
ISBN-10: 0966632877
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Joe Brainard I Remember
2001 - Joe Brainard I Remember (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781887123488
ISBN-10: 1887123482
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs
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Albanian Diary
1999 - Albanian Diary (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780935724950
ISBN-10: 0935724958
Genre: Travel
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New  Selected Poems
1995 - New Selected Poems (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781567920383
ISBN-10: 1567920381
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ted A Personal Memoir of Ted Berrigan
1993 - Ted a Personal Memoir of Ted Berrigan (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780935724608
ISBN-10: 0935724605
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Among the Blacks Two Works
1988 - Among the Blacks Two Works (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780939691029
ISBN-10: 0939691027
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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The Whole Word Catalogue 2
1977 - The Whole Word Catalogue 2 [Mcgraw-Hill Paperbacks] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780070632394
ISBN-10: 0070632391
Genre: Nonfiction
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The Adventures of Mr and Mrs Jim and Ron
1970 - The Adventures of Mr and Mrs Jim and Ron (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780670106110
ISBN-10: 0670106119
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Creative Reading What It Is How to Do It and Why
How to Be a Woodpecker
How to Be a Woodpecker (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780915124817
ISBN-10: 0915124815
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Toujours L'Amour Poems
Toujours L'amour Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780915342105
ISBN-10: 0915342103
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Toujours L'Amours Poems
Toujours L'amours Poems (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780915342112
ISBN-10: 0915342111
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How to Be Modern Art [Morning Coffee Chapbook Series] (Paperback)