Frank O'Hara




  • A City Winter, and Other Poems (Tibor de Nagy Gallery Editions, 1952)

  • Meditations in an Emergency (M. Alcover, 1956; Grove, 1957; 2nd ed., 1967)

  • Second Avenue (Totem Press, 1960)

  • Odes (with serigraphs by Michael Goldberg, Tiber Press, 1960; 2nd ed., Poets Press, 1969)

  • Lunch Poems (City Lights, 1964)

  • Love Poems (Tentative Title) (Tibor de Nagy Gallery Editions, 1965)

  • In Memory of My Feelings: A Selection of Poems (Museum of Modern Art, 1967)

  • Two Pieces (Long Hair Books, 1969)

  • Oranges (Angel Hair Books, 1970)

  • The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara (Knopf, 1971, repr., University of California Press, 1995)

  • The Selected Poems of Frank O'Hara (Knopf, 1974)

  • (With Bill Berkson) Hymns of St. Bridget (Adventures in Poetry, 1974)

  • Early Writing: 1946-1950 (Grey Fox Press, 1977)

  • Poems Retrieved: 1950-1966 (Grey Fox Press, 1977)

  • Biotherm (Arion, 1990)


  • Selected Plays (Full Court Press, 1978; published as Amorous Nightmares of Delay: Selected Plays [Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996])


  • Art Chronicles 1954-66 (Braziller, 1975)


  • Most early works can be found in Frank O'Hara: A Comprehensive Bibliography by Alexander Smith, Jr. (New York: Garland, 1979; 2nd print. corrected, 1980).

  • "Questions of identity in 'Oranges' by Frank O'Hara and Grace Hartigan", by Terence Diggory, Art Journal, Winter, 1993.

  • The Poets of the New York School by John Bernard Myers (Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania, 1969)

  • Frank O'Hara: Poet Among Painters by Marjorie Perloff (New York: G. Braziller, 1977; 1st paperback ed. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1979; Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, with a new introduction, 1998)

  • Frank O'Hara by Alan Feldman (Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1979)

  • Homage to Frank O'Hara. edited by Bill Berkson and Joe LeSueur, cover by Jane Freilicher (originally published as Big Sky 11/12 in April, 1978; rev. ed. Berkeley: Creative Arts Book Company, 1980)

  • Art with the touch of a poet: Frank O'Hara. exhibit companion compiled by Hildegard Cummings (Storrs, Conn. : The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, 1983)

  • Frank O'Hara: To Be True To A City edited by Jim Elledge (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1990)

  • Statutes of Liberty: The New York School of Poets. by Geoff Ward (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1993)

  • City Poet: The Life and Times of Frank O'Hara by Brad Gooch (1st ed. New York: Knopf, 1993; New York: HarperPerennial, 1994)

  • In Memory of My Feelings: Frank O'Hara and American Art by Russell Ferguson (Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles / University of California Press, 1999)

  • Hyperscapes in the Poetry of Frank O'Hara: Difference, Homosexuality, Topography by Hazel Smith (Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, 2000)

  • The Scene of My Selves: New Work on New York School Poets ed. Terence Diggory and Stephen Paul Miller (Orono, ME: National Poetry Foundation, 2001)

  • Digressions on Some Poems by Frank O'Hara by Joe LeSueur (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003).

  • Frank O'Hara: The Poetics of Coterie by Lytle Shaw (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2006)

  • Beautiful Enemies: Friendship and Postwar American Poetry by Andrew Epstein (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006)