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Skidmore College
English Department

WoodworthMarc Woodworth

Lecturer & Associate Editor, Salmagundi

B.A., Skidmore College
M.A., Ohio University

Office: Palamountain 328
Phone:(518) 580-5180

Teaching and Research Interests:

  • Writing Poetry
  • Contemporary Poetry
  • Writing About Popular Music
  • Rock and Popular Culture
  • Literary Magazines and Editing
  • 19th Century American Literature
  • Classical Roman Poetry

Poetry Courses Taught:

  • EN 105: Writing About the Arts
  • EN 213: Poetry
  • EN 228W: Writing about Songs and Songwriters
  • EN 280: Writing Rock
  • EN 282: Introduction to Poetry Writing

Selected Publications:

  • How To Write About Music (Bloombury, 2015)
  • Bee Thousand (Continuum, 2006)
  • Arcade (Grove Poetry Series, 2002)
  • Solo: Women Singer-Songwriters (Dell, 1998)
  • "Don't Tell It To Go Away" (poem), Poetry International #17 (2011)
  • "On a Greek Vase" (poem), Agni online (2009)
  • "Interview Within An Interview" with Rick Moody, The Rumpus, Swinging Modern Sounds #39 (2013)
  • “Four Poems” in Ars Poetica 2006  (Ars Poetica Press, 2006)
  • “How Not To Endure the Sun if Not Tiptoeing” by Martin Solotruk (translator), Miller and Prufer, eds., New European Poets (Saint Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 2008)
  • “An Interview with Mark Morris” (with Maura Keefe),Salmagundi #104-105  (Fall 1994-Winter 1995)
  • “Poet Derek Walcott” (an introduction)  Kamen Na Dne Mora / A Stone on the Seabed  (Petrus, 2007).
  • “Lucinda Williams,” in Smirnoff, ed., Oxford American's Anthology of Great Music Writing (University of Arkansas Press, 2008)