Director of College Writing
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Written Arts
Biography:BA, Tufts University; MFA, Michener Center for Writers, University of Texas; PhD, University at Albany, State University of New York. Poet and translator. Author, Meditations on Rising and Falling (University of Wisconsin Press, 2008); has published poems, translations, and essays in American Poetry Review, Gettysburg Review, Exile Quarterly, Marlboro Review, New Orleans Review, Seneca Review, others. Editor, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review (2003–05). Has worked as a human rights activist in El Salvador and as labor organizer in the Hudson Valley; led poetry workshops at University of California–Los Angeles Writers’ Program. Recipient, Brittingham Poetry Prize; Writers’ League of Texas Award for Poetry; American Literary Translators Association Conference Fellowship; Adele Steiner Burleson Poetry Award. Director of College Writing (2006-); Codirector, Center for Faculty and Curricular Development (2012– ); Faculty, Institute for Writing and Thinking. At Bard since 2005.
Office: Hegeman 304