University, B.S., 1966 |
of Oregon, M.F.A. in Creative Writing, 1968
| Arthur Jeremiah Roberts Professor of English, Colby College |
Core graduate faculty, Drew University MFA program
Graduate Faculty, New England College MFA program
Dana Professor of Poetry, Colby College
Graduate Faculty, Warren Wilson M.F.A. program
Visiting Professor of English, U. of Iowa Writer's Workshop
Visiting Associate Professor of English, University of Virginia
Associate Professor of English, Colby College
Director, Creative Writing Program, Colby College
Faculty, Bread Loaf School of English
Assistant Professor of English, Colby College
Visiting Writer-in-Residence, Hampshire College
Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Antioch College
Instructor of English, Hobart & Wm. Smith Colleges
Instructor of English, University of Oregon
Graduate Poetry Writing, Advanced Poetry Writing, Advanced Fiction Writing, Intermediate Poetry Writing, Intermediate Fiction Writing, Seminar in Postmodern American Poetry, Contemporary American Poetry, Contemporary American Fiction, Modern American Poetry, Modern and Contemporary British and Irish Poetry, Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Twentieth-Century American Literature, Seminar in Postmodern American Poetry, Romantic Poetry, Modern European Poetry in Translation, Seminar in Blake and Whitman, Lyric Poetry, Poetry and Ideology, The Russian Novel, Literature and Psychology, Sites of Conflict in the 20th Century Novel, The American Short Story. |
|History Matters: Contemporary Poetry on the Margins of American Culture (U. of Iowa Press, 2009) criticism |
Barter (U. of Illinois, 2003) collection of poems
collection of poems
An Ira Sadoff Reader(U. of
New England/Bread Loaf, 1992) a collection of stories, poems, essays
(David Godine, 1990) collection of poems
Uncoupling (Houghton Mifflin,
(David Godine, 1982) chapbook of poems
(Pym-Randall, 1981) chapbook of poems
Reading in Winter
(Houghton Mifflin, 1978) collection of poems
(Houghton Mifflin, 1975) collection of poems
Poetry in Magazines
more than three hundred poems in The New Yorker, Poetry, Antaeus, American Poetry Review, Boulevard, The Nation, The Hudson Review, The New Republic, Esquire, New American Review, The Paris Review, Partisan Review, New England Review, Southern Review, Sewanee, Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, Virginia Quarterly Review, Iowa Review Kayak, Epoch, The Ontario Review, Shenandoah, Poetry Northwest, Prairie Schooner,Carolina Quarterly, Northwest Review, Western Humanities Review, Carolina Quarterly, Ohio Review, Denver Quarterly, Antioch Review, Yale Review, The Nation, The Sewanee Review, Missouri Review, Field
Fiction in Magazines
|thirty stories in: The Paris Review, Partisan Review, Tri-Quarterly, The American Review, The Iowa Review, Transatlantic, Antioch Review, Ploughshares, Seattle Review, North American Review, Ohio Review, Carleton Miscellany, Epoch, The Mississippi Review, New England Review/Bread Load Quarterly, Denver Quarterly, Agni Review, Colorado Review, Chelsea. |
Wright, Charles, ed. Best Poems of 2008 (Scribner) 2008 |
Liebmann, ed. Between Heaven And Earth: A Literary Guide To The Poetry Of Birds (Houghton Mifflin Co.) 2007
O’Rourke, ed, “At the Movies,” Notre Dame Review 20 Year anthology (Notre Dame University Press) 2007
Schramm, Living in Storms (Eastern Washington University Press).2007
The Paris Review, ed. The Paris Review Book for Planes, Trains, Elevators and Waiting Rooms (Paris Review Editions: NY) 2005.
Coghill and Tammaro, ed. Visiting Walt -- poems inspired by Whitman (U. of Iowa, Iowa City, Ia.) 2005
McNair, ed. The Maine Poets (Downeast Books) 2005
Lehman, Great American Prose Poems (Scribner: NY) 2004
Garrison and Hermsen, ed. O Taste And See (Bottom Dog Press: Huron, OH) 2004
Creeley, ed. Best Poems of 2002(Scribner)2002
Weingarten, ed. Poets of the New Century, (David Godine) 2002
Berg, ed. My Business is Circumference (Paul Dry Books) 2001
Vogelsang, The Body Electric (Norton) 2000
Berg, ed. Influence
(forthcoming, Paul Drey Books)
Plumly, The New Bread
Loaf Anthology Of Contemporary Poetry
Ed. Kempher, The Primer Of The Prose Poem
Thom Living in Storms: Contemporary
Poetry and the Moods of Manic-Depression(Purdue Univ. Press) 1999
Raz, ed. The Prairie
Schooner Anthology of Jewish-American Writing (U.of Neb.) 1998
Brown, Verse and
Brown and Bosselar, Night
and Parini, eds, Introspections (UPNE) 1998
St. Martin's Introduction to Literature (St. Martin's) 1997
Bedford Introduction to Literature.(Bedford Books), 1996
The Pushcart Prize Anthology, 1996
Letters to America: American Poets on Race (Wayne State) 1996
Lights! Camera! Poetry! (Harcourt Bace) 1996
At the Movies (U.
of Michigan) 1996
The Party Train
(New Rivers) 1996
The Poetry of Solitude: a Tribute to Edward Hopper (Rizzoli) 1995
etc. The Harper Anthology of American Literature(Harper & Row) 1994
The Quotable Moose (UPNE) 1994
and Parini, Poems for a Small Planet (UPNE)1993
and Myers, New Poets of the Nineties (Godine) 1991
The Paris Review Anthology (Doubleday)1991
The Jazz Poetry Anthology (U. of Indiana Press) 1991
Paul Ruffin, The New England Poets, (U. Mass. Press), 1988
Pack, Lea & Parini, ed., The
Bread Loaf Anthology of Contemporary Poetry (U.Press of
New England) 1985.
Rich Ives, ed. Time Enough For The
(Owl Creek Press) 1985.
Jason Shindler, ed. Divided
Light:Poems of Fathers and Sons (Sheep Meadow) 1984.
William O'Rourke, ed. On The
Job:Stories About Work (Random House) 1977.
William Abrams, ed. Prize Stories
of 1976:The O. Henry Awards (Doubleday)1977.
Betty Parry, ed. The Unicorn in the
(Word Works) 1978.
Bruce Taylor, ed. Eating the
Menu:Contemporary Poets (Kendall-Hunt) 1974.
The Borestone Mountain Awards:Best Poems of 1974; Best Poems of 1976.
Daniel Halpern, ed. The American
Poetry Anthology (Avon
"Irredeemable Loss in Three Contemporary Poets" (The Kenyon Review, Summer, 2009) |
"History Matters:a Minority Report" American Poetry Review, Nov./Dec.2007
"Czeslaw Milosz and the Late Style," American Poetry Review, March/April 2007
"Olena Kalytik Davis and the Retro-New," American Poetry Review, Nov./Dec. 2006
"Frank O’Hara’s Strategic Fictions," American Poetry Review, July/August 2006
"On the Margins" (part two, the prose poem) American Poetry Review, March/April 2006
"On the Margins," American Poetry Review, Nov./Dec.2005
"Taking Flight: Essay on "Childhood Reading," Betty Greenway, ed. Twice-Told Children's Tales: The Childhood Reading of Writers for Adults (Routledge) 2005
"Trafficking in the Radiant" Spirituality in American Poetry," American Poetry Review, July/August, 2005
"Dreaming Creatures," essay on the poetry of Gerald Stern and C.K. Williams,
American Poetry Review, Jan-Feb.2005
"Mixed Messages," The Georgia Review, Summer 2004
"Playful And Stately To The End: the poetry of Kenneth Koch," Daily Forward, Jan,31, 2003
"Louise Gluck and the End of Romanticism," New England Review, Fall, 2001
"Inside/Out: Blurring the
Boundaries Between Mimetic and Representational Poetries," The American
"Modernism and the
Myths of Closure," AWP Chronicle, Spring 1996
Surprise: Intensification and Imagination," American Poetry Review, Jan./Feb. 1995
Philip Levine, Under
(U. of Michigan Series) 1991
Hearing Voices: the Fiction of
Poetic Voice," New England Review, Fall, 1992
Selecting the Selected: "An
Interpretation of a Cultural Moment," The ColoradoReview, Fall, 1992
"Neo-Formalism: A Dangerous
Nostalgia," American Poetry Review, Jan-Feb. 1990
"Ben Webster," the
"The Meditative Poem: “The
Reemergence of Intelligence in Contemporary American
Poetry," American Poetry Review, Nov./Dec. 1980.
"A Chronicle of Recent
Poetry," The Antioch Review, Spring, 1977.
"Freedom or Form,"
The Mississippi Review, Summer, 1977.
"Conrad and Sartre:
Lord Jim as Existential Hero," The Dalhousie Review, #49.
Review, Antioch Review, Seneca Review, American Book Review, Chicago Review. Daily Forward
Poems of Max Jacob and Paul Eluard in Chelsea,
Ironwood, Granite, Footprints |
The Seneca Review, co-founder and
co-editor, 1968-76. |
The Antioch Review, poetry editor, 1974-78.
Glenna Luchesi Prize, Prairie Schooner, 2008 |
John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for
Moderator, “Is Writing Poetry Barbaric After the
Holocaust?” National Holocaust Museum,
Washington, D.C. Participants Gerald
Stern, Nobel Laureate Czslaw Milosz, and Marge Piercy.
Shestack Prize, American Poetry Review 1998(Best Poems published in 1997)
George Bogin Memorial Prize, Poetry
Society of America 1996
Staff, Indiana University Writer's
Conference, Summer, 1991, 1993
Faculty, Bread Loaf
School of English, 1984, 1986, 1990
Staff, Aspen Writer's Conference,
Summer, 1979, 1980.
Staff Assistant, Bread Loaf Writer's
Conference, 1977, 1978, 1982.
Creative Arts Fellowship, National
Endowment for the Arts, 1979-80
Staff, Stonecoast Writer's Conference,
Summer, 1983, 1984.
Alan Collins Fellow in Poetry and
Prose, Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, 1974.
Staff, National Poetry Festival,
Allendale, Michigan, Summer, 1974.
Fellow, Squaw Valley Community of
Distinctive Story Award, Martha
Foley's Best Short Stories of 1974; 1975; 1978;81, 90.
Best 100 Books of 1978, The
(for Palm Reading in Winter
Best Books of Poetry, 1978, The
(for Palm Reading in Winter
| Library of Congress, Folger Shakespeare Library, Academy of American Poets: Donnell Library, The Poetry Center: San Francisco State University, National Public Radio, WGBH-radio--Boston, Ann Arbor Educational TV, Aspen Educational TV, WBAI radio, WYSO radio, Provincetown Fine Arts Center, The Blacksmith House--Cambridge, Mass. Louisville Institute for the Graphic Arts, Textile Museum: Washington, D.C., Antioch College, American University, U. of Arizona, Arizona State University, Boston University, Brandeis University, California Institute of the Arts, Colby College, Cooper Union, Dartmouth College, U. of Delaware, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, University of Iowa, U. of Michigan, U. of Minnesota, U. of New Hampshire, New Hampton School, U. of New Mexico, New School for Social Research, Occidental College, Portland State U., Reed College, Rutgers University, St. Mary's College, Western Michigan University, U. of Virginia., Lynchburg College, Randolph Macon College, Creighton College, Drake University, William & Mary, etc. |