Biography

Jay Parini

Jay Parini, a poet and novelist, teaches at Middlebury College in Vermont. His novels include THE APPRENTICE LOVER, BENJAMIN'S CROSSING, and THE LAST STATION (soon to be a motion picture). His fifth volume of poetry was THE ART OF SUBTRACTION: New and Selected Poems (2005). He has written biographies of John Steinbeck, Robert Frost, and William Faulkner, in addition to THE ART OF TEACHING (2005) and WHY POETRY MATTERS (2008). His reviews and essays appear frequently in major periodicals, including The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Guardian.

Jay Parini

Books by Jay Parini