I write lyric,
literary, and review essays; poems, poem things, and things about poems; and various scholarly things about poetry and Latinx literatures and cultures.
My books include
, Urbilly , and, as coeditor with Claudia Rankine, Broken Souths . Poetics of Social Engagement
Michael Dowdy (he/him)
I teach Latinx literatures and the poetries of the Americas, once at Hunter College, then at the University of South Carolina, and now at Villanova University, where I am a professor in the Department of English.
I have been a faculty fellow at the
Center for Place Culture and Politics and at the National Endowment for the Humanities, and I am the editor of Litmosphere, the journal of Charlotte Lit.
I live in Philadelphia, with my partner, our daughter, and our dog, where I think about mountains, soccer, and ways through and out of this dire historical juncture.
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