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Fall 2012 Undergraduate Master Class (CLICK ON THE TITLES FOR LINKS TO AMAZON)

Jorie Graham, Place: New Poems
Cathy Park Hong, Engine Empire: Poems
Dorthea Lasky, Thunderbird
Hoa Nguyen, As Long as Trees Last
Sharon Olds, Strike Sparks: Selected Poems, 1980-2002
Kathleen Ossip, The Cold War

Spring 2012 Graduate Craft Class “The Long and Very Short of It”

James Schuyler’s Selected Poems
Robert Hass, The Essential Haiku
Bernadette Mayer, Midwinter Day
Wayne Koestenbaum, Model Homes
Frank Stanford, The Battlefield Where the Moon Says I Love You
Claudia Rankine, Don’t Let Me Be Lonely
Maggie Nelson, Jane: A Murder
Jennifer Tamayo, Red Missed Aches

Fall 2011 Advanced Undergraduate Poetry Workshop

Elyse Fenton, Clamor
Deborah Landau, The Last Usable Hour
Bradley Paul, The Animals All Are Gathering
Terrence Hayes, Lighthead
CD Wright, One With Others
DA Powell, Chronic
Anne Carson, Autobiography of Red
Eileen Myles, Sorry, Tree
Chelsea Minnis, Zirconia
Harmony Holiday, Negro League Baseball
Sabrina Orah Mark, Tsim Tsum

Spring 2011 “Lines and Lineage: Contemporary American Poetry by Women”

Lines and Lineage Books:

WOMEN POETS ON MENTORSHIP: EFFORTS AND AFFECTIONS BY ARIELLE GREENBERG AND RACHEL ZUCKER (IOWA, 2007)

GURLESQUE: THE NEW GRRLY, GROTESQUE, BURLESQUE POETICS EDITED BY LARA GLENUM AND ARIELLE GREENBERG (SATURNALIA, 2010)

As a group we will choose from the following:
I, AFTERLIFE: ESSAY IN MOURNING TIME BY KRISTEN PREVALLET
DEPOSITION BY KATIE FORD (GRAYWOLF, 2004)
THE HEAVEN SENT LEAF BY KATY LEDERER (BOA, 2008)
THE KING BY REBECCA WOLFF (NORTON, 2009)
OVERLORD BY JORIE GRAHAM
DEPOSITION BY KATIE FORD
BODY CLOCK BY ELENI SIKELIANOS
GRAVE OF LIGHT BY ALICE NOTLEY
THE GARDEN ROOM BY JOY KATZ (TUPELO, 2006)
Swallow by Miranda Field (Mariner Books, 2002)
The End of Beauty by Jorie Graham (Ecco Press, 1999)
Selected Poems by Fanny Howe (University of California Press, 2000)
Saga/ Circus by Lyn Hejinian (Omnidawn, 2008)
Unraveling at the Name by Jenny Factor (Copper Canyon, 2002)
Cornucopia by Molly Peacock (Norton, 2004)
Anything you can get by Kristin Prevallet
IOVIS by Anne Waldman (Coffee House Press, 1992)
Duende by Tracy K. Smith (Graywolf, 2007)
Satan Says by Sharon Olds (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1980)

CLICK HERE FOR THE LINES AND LINEAGE SYLLABUS.

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In Fall 2010, I taught a graduate poetry workshop at NYU. We read:
MATTHEW ZAPRUDER, COME ON ALL YOU GHOSTS
ERIKA MEITNER, IDEAL CITIES: POEMS
JULIE CARR, SARAH – OF FRAGMENTS AND LINES
CATHERINE BARNETT, INTO PERFECT SPHERES SUCH HOLES ARE PIERCED
BRIAN TEARE, PLEASURE
THOMAS SAYERS ELLIS, SKIN, INC.: IDENTITY REPAIR POEMS
CATHY PARK HONG, DANCE DANCE REVOLUTION: POEMS
JOSHUA MARIE WILKINSON, POETS ON TEACHING

CLICK HERE FOR THE GRADUATE POETRY WORKSHOP SYLLABUS.