is a Professor of English at CUNY-LaGuardia, and is the author of
Gossip: Poems (Marsh Hawk Press, 2001), Surprise Visit
(poems, Domestic Press, 1993), "A Different Sense of Power":
Problems of Community in Late-Twentieth-Century U.S. Poetry (Fairleigh
Dickinson University Press, 2001), and The Poetry of David Shapiro
(FDUP, 1993). His work has been published in Talisman, Verse,
Jacket, Barrow Street, American Letters & Commentary,
Confrontation, Lit, Sidereality, La
Petite Zine, Chicago Review, Denver Quarterly,
Skanky Possum, Milk, Contemporary Literature,
American Poetry Review, American Book Review,
Boston Review, Shampoo, and numerous other journals.
Marsh Hawk Press will publish his next book of poems, After Taxes,
in late 2004.