Reynolds Price Professor of Creative Writing
Nathaniel Mackey works in the areas of modern and postmodern literature in the U.S. and the Caribbean, creative writing, poetry and poetics, and the intersection of literature and music. He is the author of several books of poetry, fiction and criticism, most recently Nod House
(New Directions, 2011), Bass Cathedral
(New Directions, 2008), and Paracritical Hinge: Essays, Talks, Notes, Interviews
(University of Wisconsin Press, 2005), respectively. Strick: Song of the Andoumboulou 16-25
, a compact disc recording of poems read with musical accompaniment (Royal Hartigan, percussion; Hafez Modirzadeh, reeds and flutes), was released in 1995 by Spoken Engine Company. He is editor of the literary magazine Hambone
and coeditor, with Art Lange, of the anthology Moment's Notice: Jazz in Poetry and Prose
(Coffee House Press, 1993).
Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. and by appointment.
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