Miriam Berkley

Alfred Corn

Criticism, Fiction, Poetry, Stage

Alfred Corn has published ten books of poems, including Stake: Selected Poems, 1972-1992 (1999) and Unions (2014). He has also published two novels, Part of His Story (1997) and Miranda’s Book (2014); a study of prosody, The Poem’s Heartbeat (1997); and three collections of critical essays, The Metamorphoses of Metaphor (1987), Atlas: Selected Essays, 1989-2007 (2008), and Arks and Covenants: Essays and Aphorisms (2017). Corn’s book reviews have appeared in the New York Times Book Review, The Nation, The New Republic, The Hudson Review, and Poetry London. He also writes art criticism for Art in America and ARTnews magazines. His play Lowell’s Bedlam premiered at Pentameters Theatre in London in 2011.

Festival Years: 2004