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Duncan Hannah

Poets Max Blagg and Glenn O'Brien, co-founders of the art/literary journal Bald Ego share intimations of mortality while encouraging their guest, sexy-girl painter Duncan Hannah to revert to his closet persona as a short story writer. Max Blagg was born in England and has lived in NYC since 1971. He is the author of several books, including the forthcoming collection of poems, What Love Sees in the Distance. Glenn, the author of Soapbox, a collection of essays, is also a poet, and comedian. He wrote the screenplay for, and appeared in, the film, Downtown 81, starring Jean-Michel Basquiat. He is also an avid golfer.


Bald Ego Online


The late arts writer Glenn O'Brien and poet Max Blagg hosted the Bald Ego Online series from 2005-2006, featuring Duncan Hannah, Ron Padgett, Anna Akhmatova, Donald Barthelme, an Anthology of New York Poets, and more. 
After O'Brien passed away in 2017, Clocktower re-introduced the series in remembrance of the writer's life in the New York art scene. He will be sorely missed.   

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