Raymond Foye is a writer, editor, publisher, and curator who lives in New York’s Chelsea Hotel. A former director of exhibitions and publications at Gagosian, he coedited the forthcoming Collected Poems of Bob Kaufman for City Lights Books. He is a contributing editor at the Brooklyn Rail, and is currently editing the Collected Poems of Rene Ricard, to be published in 2020.
Rain Unraveled Tales
In November 2019, City Lights Publishers, San Francisco, released Collected Poems of Bob Kaufman, the first comprehensive collection of the poet’s work. Here Raymond Foye, the book’s coeditor, reminisces about his long-standing friendship with Kaufman and reflects on the enduring power of the poems.