Charles Bernstein

Charles Bernstein’s most recent books are Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays and Inventions (University of Chicago Press, 2011), All the Whiskey in Heaven: Selected Poems (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010), Blind Witness: Three American Operas (Factory School, 2008), Girly Man (Chicago Press, 2006), and My Way: Speeches and Poems (Chicago, 1999). From 1978 to 1981 he coedited, with Bruce Andrews, L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E magazine. In the 1990s, he cofounded and directed the Poetics Program at the State University of New York–Buffalo. He teaches at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is codirector of PennSound. More info at EPC.

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