New UI Press Anthology Traces Influence of Wallace Stevens

Stevens Anthology

"Visiting Wallace: Poems Inspired by the Life and Work of Wallace Stevens," edited by Dennis Barone and James Finnegan, with a foreword by Alan Filreis, is the first anthology of poems, by a full range of poets, inspired by Stevens's life and work. The newly released work is available this autumn from the University of Iowa Press.

Contributors include John Ashbery, John Berryman, Robert Bly, Robert Creeley, Annie Finch, Forrest Gander, Dana Gioia, Peter Gizzi, Edward Hirsch, Richard Howard, Susan Howe, Donald Justice, Ann Lauterbach, Robert Lowell, James Merrill, Marianne Moore, Adrienne Rich, Theodore Roethke, David St. John, Carl Sandburg, Ravi Shankar, Mark Strand, William Carlos Williams and Charles Wright.

Barone, who teaches at St. Joseph College, is the author or editor of numerous books. Finnegan is an executive with Lee & Mason Financial Services in Connecticut. Filreis is the Kelly Professor of English and director of the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania.

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