What Americanists Talk About When They Talk About Culture (on The Making of Middlebrow Culture by Joan Shelley Rubin; The Culture of Sentiment: Race, Gender, and Sentimentality in Nineteenth-Century America by Shirley Samuels; & Making America: The Society and Culture of the United States by Luther S. Luedtke)


Stephen Dunn is the author of numerous books of poetry and prose. His Degrees of Fidelity: Essays on Poetry and the Latitudes of the Personal,  is due out from Tiger Bark Press in October 2018, and a new collection of poems, Pagan Virtues, is scheduled to be published by W. W. Norton in 2019. He has been the recipient of many awards, including the 2001 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Different Hours, and he has had fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations. Dunn lives in Frostburg, Maryland, with his wife, the writer Barbara Hurd.

Dancing with Hitler



Kathy in the Swing

Animal Stories


Judson Mitcham’s most recent collection is A Little Salvation: Poems Old and New (University of Georgia Press, 2007). He is the current poet laureate of Georgia.