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English Department

AprilApril Bernard

Professor and Director of Creative Writing

B.A., Harvard University

Office: Palamountain 319
Phone: (518) 580-8396
Email: abernar1@skidmore.edu

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Poems in anthologies, including The Norton Introduction to Poetry  (1998, W.W. Norton), The Penguin Book of the Sonnet (2003, Viking Penguin), Great American Prose Poems (2003, Scribner), American Religious Poems, ed. by Harold Bloom (2006, Library of America, Random House).

Essays in By Herself: Women Reclaim Poetry (2000, Graywolf),Joyful Noise: Contemporary Writers on the New Testament, ed. by Rick Moody (1997, Little, Brown), and Prime Times: Essays on Television, edited by Douglas Bauer (2004, St. Martin's).  Afterword to The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (2008, Signet Classics). 

Critical essays, travel articles, poems, and book reviews in: The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The Nation, The New Republic, The New York Times Book Review, Paris Review, Bomb, Parnassus, Agni, Newsday, Slate, Lapham's Quarterly