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James Longenbach, poet and critic, to read his work
Poet and critic James Longenbach will appear as part of the English
department¹s 2013 Readings and Lectures Series on Monday, April 8, at
7:30 p.m., in Buckley Center room 163 on the University campus, 5000 N.
Willamette Blvd. His talk is free and open to the public.
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
For more information contact Molly Hiro, English department, at
503-943-8031 or [email protected]<mailto:[email protected]>.