Dean Young

Dean Young has published numerous books of poetry, including Elegy on Toy Piano; Primitive Mentor; Fall Higher; and Bender: New and Selected Poems (Copper Canyon Press, 2012), selected as a Los Angeles Times “Best of 2012” poetry collection. He has also written a book on poetics, The Art of Recklessness: Poetry as Assertive Force and Contradiction. The recipient of an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Young is the William Livingston Chair of Poetry at the University of Texas at Austin.

Photograph by Matt Valentine.

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