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James Longenbach

James Longenbach's work is often featured in The New Yorker and the Paris Review. He lives in New York.

Books by James Longenbach

  1. Book CoverEarthling: Poems

    A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

    Earthling confronts our deepest fears in clear and haunting language, from "a poet of extraordinary gifts" (American Academy of Arts and Letters).More

  2. Book CoverHow Poems Get Made

    A comprehensive guide to writing or reading poetry, by “one of our most lucid and important critics” (American Academy of Arts and Letters).More

  3. Book CoverThe Iron Key: Poems

    "The world in these poems, rendered from memory on a mythic tide, is at once palpable and numinous." —On the SeawallMore