This week we welcome back Jim Cummins, as our guest blogger. Jim is the author of Still Some Cake (Carnegie Mellon, 2012) The Whole Truth, (North Point Press, 1986), Portrait in a Spoon, (University of South Carolina Press,1997), Then & Now, (Ohio University Press, 2004). He is co-author, with David Lehman, of Jim & Dave Defeat the Masked Man (Soft Skull Press, 2005). Jim's poems have been selected for The Best American Poetry anthologies of 1994, 1995, 1998, 2005 and 2009, The Oxford Book of American Poetry (Oxford University Press, 2006), and 180 More, edited by Billy Collins. Cummins has been curator of the Elliston Poetry Collection at the University of Cincinnati since 1975, where he is also Professor of English. Read his BAP blog posts here. Jim's poem "Reading Hemingway" was recently featured on The Writer's Almanac. You can listen to it here.
Welcome back, Jim.
In other news . . .
Our Year in Review continues. We're posting selections from each of this year's guest bloggers. We're sure you will be inspired to look for more work by our contributors and to buy their books as holiday gifts. And you can read posts by all of our guest bloggers, from the blog's beginning to the present, here. You will find remarkable work.