Dick Gallup

Dick Gallup

About Dick Gallup

Dick Gallup (July 3, 1941 – January 27, 2021) was an American poet associated with the New York School. He is the author of 5 volumes of poetry, Hinges (1965), Where I Hang My Hat (1970), Above the Tree Line (1976), Plumbing the Depths of Folly (1983), and Shiny Pencils at the Edge of Things: New and Selected Poems (2000), the pamphlet The Wacking of the Fruit Trees (1975), and the play The Bingo (1966). His work appeared in anthologies such as An Anthology of New York Poets (1970), American Poetry Since 1970: Up Late (1987) and Out of This World: An Anthology of the St. Mark’s Poetry Project, 1966–1991. Gallup also sat for portraits by Alex Katz, Joe Brainard, and George Schneeman and made collaborative art works with Brainard and Schneeman. In the 1960s and 1970s, Gallup established himself as an important figure in the New York School of poets.
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