Guest Poetry Editor: Laurence Lieberman
Laurence Lieberman is professor emeritus of English, University of Illinois.
He serves as advisory editor for the Caribbean Writer magazine.
He founded the Illinois Poetry Series in 1971 and has served as the poetry editor of the University of Illinois Press since that time.
has published l4 books of poetry and three books of criticism, most recently Carib's Leap: Selected and New Poems of the Caribbean (Peepal Tree Press, Leeds, England, 2005), Hour of the Mango Black Moon (Peepal Tree, 2004), Flight from the Mother Stone (University of Arkansas Press, 2000), The Regatta in the Skies: Selected Long Poems (University of Georgia Press, l999), and Beyond the Muse of Memory: Essays on Contemporary American Poetry (University of Missouri Press, l995).
poems have appeared in such journals as The Atlantic Monthly
, The American Poetry Review
, The Kenyon Review
, The South Carolina Review
, The New Republic
, Sewanee Review
, Colorado Review, Five Points , and Shenandoah, as well as in anthologies such as The Body Electri c (Norton, 2000), American Diaspora: Poetry of Displacement (University of Iowa Press, 200l), Deep Travel: Contemporary American Poets Abroad (Ninebark Press, 2007), and The Best American Poetry.