This week we welcome John Hennessy as our guest blogger. John is the author of Bridge and Tunnel (Turning Point Books/Word Press 2007), a collection of poems, and his work appears or is forthcoming in The Believer, Poetry, The New Republic, Harvard Review, LIT, Huffington Post, The Yale Review, Poetry Daily, What’s Your Exit? A Literary Detour through New Jersey and other journals and anthologies. Hennessy is a contributing editor to Fulcrum: an annual of poetry and aesthetics, and he is the poetry editor of The Common, a new print magazine based at Amherst College. In 2007-2008 he held the Resident Fellowship in Poetry at the Amy Clampitt House. Hennessy went to Princeton University on a Cane scholarship and received graduate degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Arkansas; he teaches at the University of Massachusetts and lives in Amherst.
Sharon Dolin and Alice Kaplan will continue to post from their travels abroad.