This week we welcome back David Yezzi as our guest blogger. David’s
books of poems include Azores (2008), a Slate magazine best book of the year,
and Birds of the Air (2013). His work
has been anthologized in The Best American Poetry (2006 &
2012), The Paris Review Book, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, Poetry
Speaks Who I Am, and Bright Wings. He is editor of The Swallow Anthology of New American
Poets (foreword by J. D.
McClatchy) and executive editor of The New Criterion.
He is currently writing a biography of the poet Anthony Hecht for St. Martin’s
Press. Read the New York Times review of Birds of the Air here. Read the Publishers Weekly review here.