About Jerry Harp

Jerry Harp's books of poems are Creature (Salt Publishing, 2003), Gatherings (Ashland Poetry Press, 2004), and Urban Flowers, Concrete Plains (Salt Publishing, 2006). He has edited, with Jan Weissmiller, A Poetry Criticism Reader (University of Iowa Press, forthcoming). His reviews and essays appear regularly in Pleiades. He was a visiting professor at Kenyon College from 2001 to 2004. Currently, he teaches at Lewis & Clark College.

Utopia 500 Years Later

Now that 500 years have passed since the first publication of Thomas More’s Utopia, and we find ourselves in a season of promises to remake our world again, what might…

On Henry Carlile

Lately I’ve been fortunate to get to know Henry Carlile (b. 1934), a keen keeper and producer of our literary culture. Last semester he came to our campus to read,…

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