Contact: John Furey, Joe Kuffner
James Longenbach, poet and critic, to read from his work on Monday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m.
Longenbach is the author of four books of poems, most recently The Iron Key (Norton), and five books of literary criticism, most recently The Art of the Poetic Line (Graywolf). A new critical book, The Virtues of Poetry, will be published by Graywolf next year. Longenbach's poems have appeared in many magazines, including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and The New Republic, and he regularly reviews contemporary poetry for The Nation and the New York Times Book Review. A frequent faculty member at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and the Warren Wilson MFA Program, he is the Joseph H. Gilmore Professor of English at the University of Rochester.
For more information contact Molly Hiro, English department, at 503-943-8031 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
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