Jerry Williams

Bed, Bath, and Beyond
essay: Murder or Suicide in the Father Poems of John Berryman's Dream Songs

Jerry Williams lives in the Bronx and teaches at Marymount Manhattan College.  His poetry and nonfiction have appeared in such magazines as American Poetry Review, Barrow Street, Tin House, Witness, and many others.  In 2003, Carnegie Mellon University Press published his collection of poems, Casino of the Sun, which was a finalist for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award.  A new collection of poems, Admission, is due out from Carnegie Mellon in 2009; and he is currently preparing an anthology of breakup and divorce poetry for The Overlook Press, called It’s Not You, It’s Me, that comes out on Valentine’s Day, 2010.