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Jake Adam York, Associate Professor

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Jake York

Contributing Editor, Shenandoah
Poetry Editor, storySouth

Regularly Offered Courses

  • ENGL 3020 - Writing Workshop: Poetry
  • ENGL 4025 - Advanced Writing Workshop: Poetry
  • ENGL 4160 - Poetics
  • ENGL 4166 - American Poetry

Recent Topics Courses

  • The Modern Lyric
  • Whitman and His Children

Recently Published Poems

"At Liberty," "Substantiation," "For Revered James Reeb," and "For Lamar Smith" at Blackbird (

Seven Poems at H_NGM_N (

"Vigil," "Negatives" and "Elegy for James Knox" at Cambell Corner (

"Bunk Richardson," "Consolation," "On Tallasseehatchee Creek," and "Vigil" at Blackbird (

"A Murmuration of Starlings," Poems by Jake Adam York, Crab Orchard Review & Southern Illinois University Press Carbondale 2008.

Recent Scholarship and Essays

"Recovery: Learning the Music of History" in #19 (

“Sympathy; or, Lines for a Book Jacket: Listening to Mark Richard.” Shenandoah , 54/1, p. 5-23. 

"When Time and Place Avail: Whitman's Written Orator Reconsidered." Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, 19:2 (Fall 2001), pages 90-107.