James Longenbach

James Longenbach is the author of five books of poems, most recently Earthling (W.W. Norton), a finalist for the 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award.  His most recent book of criticism, How Poems Get Made, will be published by Norton this fall, and his poems and essays appear regularly in the New Yorker, Poetry, and The New York Times Book Review.  The recipient of awards from the Guggenheim Foundation and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, he is the Joseph Gilmore Professor of English at the University or Rochester and also teaches occasionally in the Warren Wilson M.F.A. Program for Writers.