Modern & Contemporary American Poetry (“ModPo”) Blog

Emily Harnett returns for ModPo 2019

Emily Harnett! Emily will join us again for ModPo 2019 as a TA for the *eighth* year. Utterly brilliant—able to articulate the most nuanced point improvisationally—Emily is a person I could listen to all...

erica kaufman is back!

An astonishingly great poet, teacher, critic, scholar, and practitioner of progressive, experimental pedagogy—erica kaufman—will once again join the ModPo team as a TA and coordinator of ModPo’s TRC (Teacher Resource Center) for ModPo 2019....

Max McKenna is back as TA

Al writes: “I caught up with Max McKenna yesterday & I can announce that Max is going to be—once again, for an 8th year!—a ModPo TA for ModPo 2019! Max is a ModPo original....

Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué returns as ModPo TA

Today Al says the following: “I’m downright verklempt because I am typing these words: Gabe Ojeda-Sagué will be returning as a TA for ModPo 2019! Everyone who has worked alongside Gabe loves him: he’s...

Davy Knittle returns as a TA

We are well beyond just joyful in announcing that the super-talented & intellectually generous Davy Knittle will be back once again as a ModPo TA for ModPo 2019, starting September 7. He’s responsive, incisive,...

Amaris Cuchanski is back!

Amaris Cuchanski, whose sheer critical intelligence and talent for perfectly saying what everyone else is just then halfway thinking, was one of the original ModPo TAs back in 2012. I’m so very excited to...