About Jake Adam York

Jake Adam York is the author of three books of poems—Murder Ballads (2005), A Murmuration of Starlings (2008) and Persons Unknown (2010)—and a work of literary history, The Architecture of Address: The Monument and Public Speech in American Poetry (2005). An Associate Professor at the University of Colorado-Denver and an editor of Copper Nickel, York is currently a Visiting Faculty Scholar at Emory University's James Weldon Johnson Institute.

Cardio-Poetic Resuscitation

Earlier this week, at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop here in Denver, I attended a salon conversation in which three poets—David Rothman, Nicky Beer, and Seth Brady Tucker—discussed what they were…

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