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William Heyen’s Shoah Train: Poems (Etruscan Press, 2004) was a finalist for the National Book Award; Mayapple Press will publish his book-length poem, The Angel Voices, in 2010. A past Senior Fulbright Lecturer in American Literature in Germany, Heyen has been awarded National Endowment for the Arts, Guggenheim, and American Academy of Arts and Letters fellowships, among other prizes and honors. He lives in Brockport, New York.

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Robert Lowell and the Literature Industry

on A Voice in the Mountain by Peter Davison; Cicada by John Haines; & China Trace by Charles Wright

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on Unassigned Frequencies: American Poetry in Review, 1964-77 by Laurence Lieberman; Escape from the Self: A Study in Contemporary American Poetry and Poetics by Karl Malkoff; & Modern American Lyric: Lowell, Berryman, Creeley, and Plath by Arthur Oberg

on Caught in the Web of Words: James Murray and the Oxford English Dictionary by K. M. Elisabeth Murray

on Toward a Patriarchal Republic: The Secession of Georgia by Michael P. Johnson