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English/Communications Faculty 

David Zachary Finch, Assistant Professor

Education
Ph.D., State University of NY at Buffalo, 2012
MFA, Warren Wilson College, 2003
B.A., Dartmouth College, 1995.

Office Hours
M 2:00-3:00pm, T 1:00-2:00pm, W 3:00-4:00pm; and by appointment.

Fields
Creative writing, modern & contemporary poetry & poetics, literary & critical theory, modern US literature since the Civil War, hybrid & experimental poetics

Publications
Poetry:
American Letters & Commentary, Denver Quarterly, Fence, Forklift, Ohio, Green Mountains Review, Gulf Coast, Kadar Koli, Poetry, Radical Society, Sentence: A Journal of Prose Poetics, Shankpainter, Tin House, 88: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry and elsewhere, including a chapbook collaboration with painter Enrico Riley, entitled Chiasmus, published by Fourth & Verse Press, 2013.

Scholarship:
"Caliban's Gait: The Postcolonial Progress of William Carlos Williams' The Great American Novel" in Caliban / Anglophonia, fall 2013.
"He that of repetition is most master': Wallace Stevens and the Poetics of Mannerism" in The Wallace Stevens Journal 36.2, fall 2012.
"The Ethics of Postbellum Melancholy in the Poetry of Sarah Piatt," in ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance, fall 2012, reprinted in Sentimentalism in Nineteenth-Century America: Literary and Cultural Practices, Farleigh-Dickinson Press, spring 2013.
"Walt Whitman and the Aesthetics of Curiosity in George Oppen's Critique of Violence." Jacket 36, late 2008.

Essays & Reviews:
Boston Review, Columbia Review, Interval(le)s, Jacket2, P-queue.

Contact
Mark Hopkins 109B | 413-662-5137|e-mail Prof. Finch