James Richardson and Ethel Rackin
Friday, February 17, 2012
Where and When
James Richardson is the author of six books of poetry and two books of criticism, including, most recently, By the Numbers: Poems and Aphorisms, which was a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award. His work has appeared in periodicals such as the New Yorker and the Paris Review, and has been included in several recent editions of The Best American Poetry, among other anthologies.
Ethel Rackin's poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Colorado Review, Court Green, Volt, Poetry East, and in numerous other journals. She earned her MFA from Bard College and her PhD in English Literature from Princeton. She is Assistant Professor of Language and Literature at BCCC.