James Longenbach has distinguished himself as a literary critic and poet. His five works of criticism include Modern Poetry after Modernism and The Resistance to Poetry. His volumes of poems are Threshold, Fleet River, and Draft of a Letter. He is Joseph Henry Gilmore Professor of English at the University of Rochester.
Poetry is a series of readings organized by Stephen Yenser, poet and professor at UCLA and author of the forthcoming Blue Guide (Phoenix Poetry Series).
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Public programs are made possible, in part, by major gifts from the Annenberg Foundation and Mimi and Werner Wolfen. Additional support is provided by Laura Donnelley, Bronya and Andrew Galef, Erika Glazer, and an anonymous donor.