is a professor of English at Mount Saint Mary College,. He is the
author of Inscape (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1972) and articles
on Dante, Chaucer, Philip Sidney, G.M. Hopkins, and J.D. Salinger.
He reviews poetry for the Hudson Review and America, and
has translated The Divine Comedy (SUNY, Stony Brook, 2000).
His poetry has appeared in a number of places, including The Hudson
Review, Nation, America, The Commonweal, Thought, and The New York
Times. He is president of the International Hopkins Association.
the author of seven collections of poetry, most recently In the Late
Summer Garden (H & H Press, 1998), from which the poems here are
reprinted. Her work has appeared in numerous journals, including
Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Denver Quarterly,
Passages North, and West Branch, as well as a number of anthologies,
including Boomer Girls (University of Iowa Press), For a Living:
The Poetry of Work (University of Illinois Press), and Worlds in
Our Words: Contemporary Women Writers (Prentice Hall).
the author of six poetry collections, most recently Sparrow: New and
Selected Poems (LSU Press, 1997) and Homage to Longshot O'Leary
(Holy Cow! Press, 1999); a collection of short fiction, Five Pears or
Peaches (Broken Moon Press, 1991); and a novel, Sweetbitter
(Penguin, 1996). He is also the editor of The Poet's Workand,
with Gerald Graff, Criticism in the University. He is a professor
of English at Northwestern University.
had eight books published, three of them collections of poetry, most recently
Edge (Chimney Hill Press, 1996). His poetry also has appeared
in various literary journals, including America, The Christian Science
Monitor, The Critic, The Formalist, and The Lyric. He
is Professor Emeritus of Education at Valparaiso University.
received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Maryland
State Arts Council, and Baltimore City Arts. He has had several residency
grants at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and a poetry fellowship
at the Ragdale Foundation. He has four out-of-print poetry collections
archived at the Contemporary American Poetry Archives <http://capa.conncoll.edu>.
Recent poems have appeared in Poetry New York, For Poetry, CrossConnect,
Salt River Review, Blue Moon Review, Crania, Gulf Stream, Florida Review
and Synaesthetic. For many years he taught in Germany, Japan,
and South Korea in the overseas divisions of the University of Maryland.
He lives in New York City with his wife, the prize-winning fiction writer
and painter, Lynda Schor.
the author of more than a dozen books of poetry, including Flight from
the Mother Stone (University of Arkansas Press, 2000), from which "Angel
at the Helm" is reprinted, and three books of criticism, including
the Muse of Memory: Essays on Contemporary Poetry (University of Missouri
Press, 1995). He is a professor of English at the University of Illinois,
poems have been published widely in magazines, including Beloit Poetry
Journal, Kalliope, The Literary Review, Poet Lore, Poetry Daily, and
"Last Dance" first appeared in Cumberland Poetry Review.
had poems in many journals, including Ascent, Black Warrior Review,
Malahat Review, Passages North, Prairie Schooner, Southern Review, Sycamore
Review, and Texas Review. "Nightwalking" first appeared
in Nimrod and is the title poem of his first collection,
(Pecan Grove Press, 2001).
the author of Accident of Light (Thorntree, 1991) and
Like These (Caxton, 1994). She has received an Associated Writing
Programs Intro Award, an Academy of American Poets Award, and the 1999
Passager Poet Award from Passager magazine. Her work has appeared
in various other journals. "Poem for a 75th Birthday" first appeared
in Poetry and "Rondeau: Old Woman with Cat" is reprinted from The
American Scholar. She teaches in the Honors Program at the University
publications includeCaliban, Chicago Review, Hiram Poetry Review, Huron
Review, Negative Capability, The Poetry Review, and Sou'wester.
Her poems also have appeared in the anthology At the Edge of the Mirror
(Plain View Press, 1999), and others.
the National Book Award for Poetry in 1983 for Country Music: Selected
Early Poems, the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize in 1995 for
and the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award in 1998 for
Zodiac. His most recent collection of poems is Negative Blue:
Selected Later Poems (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000), reviewed in
the Fall/Winter 2000-2001 issue of Valparaiso Poetry Review.
The poems reprinted here first appeared in Meridian.
of Laurence Lieberman by William Wiegand.