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. His new book of poems, forthcoming from NeoPoiesis press, is Spirit under Construction.
SpecialtyRenaissance Literature, Contemporary Poetry, Poetry Writing
PhD University of Iowa, 2002
MFA University of Florida, 1991
MA Saint Louis University, 1985
BA Saint Meinrad College, 1983