Bill Christophersen was born and raised in the Bronx. He attended Columbia University, where he studied poetry with Kenneth Koch, Jill Hoffman and David Shapiro and received a Ph.D. in American literature. His poems have won awards from Kansas Quarterly and The Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation and been nominated several times for a Pushcart Prize, as well as for inclusion in Best New Poets. His book reviews and critical essays on poetry have appeared in Newsweek, The New York Times Book Review, The American Book Review, Poetry, Shenandoah and elsewhere. The author of The Apparition in the Glass: Charles Brockden Brown’s American Gothic (University of Georgia Press), he lives and works in New York and plays traditional and bluegrass fiddle.
Paperback: 118 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books/Aldrich Press (August 13, 2015)