William Logan

Alumni Professor and Distinguished Teaching Scholar

William LoganWilliam Logan writes poetry and a little criticism. His most recent books are Rift of Light (poems, Penguin) and, coming in April, Dickinson’s Nerves, Frost’s Woods (essays, Columbia University Press).

His reviews, when there are reviews, appear in the New York Times Book Review, the New Criterion, Poetry, Hudson Review, Hopkins Review, and other journals. He teaches poetry workshops and the occasional graduate course in the craft of poetry.

Logan received the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, the Aiken Taylor Award in Modern American Poetry, the Staige D. Blackford Prize for Nonfiction, the inaugural Randall Jarrell Award in Poetry Criticism, the Corrington Medal for Literary Excellence, and the Allen Tate Prize.


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