116th Annual Conference - Bellingham, Washington
Friday, November 9 - Sunday, November 11, 2018

A Discussion with Rae Armantrout

Session Chair: 
Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Session 4: Saturday 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Miller Hall 152


  1. Rae Armantrout, University of California, San Diego
    Rae Armantrout’s most recent books include Versed, Money Shot, Just Saying, Itself, Partly: New and Selected Poems, and Entanglements. In 2010 her book Versed won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and The National Book Critics Circle Award. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Lana Turner, The Nation, The New Yorker, Bomb, The Paris Review, Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology, and 100 Years of Poetry Magazine. A new book, Wobble, is forthcoming from Wesleyan this fall.
  2. Jeanne Heuving, University of Washington Bothell
    Jeanne Heuving is a professor at the University of Washington Bothell and on the graduate faculty in English at the University of Washington Seattle. She has published Omissions Are Not Accidents: Gender in the Art of Marianne Moore, The Transmutation of Love and Avant-Garde Poetics, and the creative works Transducer and Incapacity.
  3. Brian Reed, University of Washington
    Brian Reed, a specialist in twentieth- and twenty-first-century poetry and poetics, is Professor and Chair of English at the University of Washington, Seattle. He has written three books—Hart Crane: After His Lights (2006), Phenomenal Reading: Essays on Modern and Contemporary Poetics (2012), and Nobody's Business: Twenty-First Century Avant-Garde Poetics (2013).
  4. Craig Svonkin, Metropolitan State University of Denver
    Craig Svonkin, Associate Professor of English at Metropolitan State University of Denver and Executive Director of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association, has published “Manishevitz and Sake, the Kaddish and Sutras: Allen Ginsberg’s Spiritual Self-Othering” and “From Robert Lowell to Frank Bidart: Becoming the Other; Suiciding the White Male ‘Self.’” He is currently working on The Bloomsbury Handbook to Contemporary American Poetry, to be co-edited by Steven Gould Axelrod.
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