Denise Riley

Among Denise Riley’s poetry collections are Penguin Modern Poets 10, with Douglas Oliver and Ian Sinclair, and her Selected Poems.  She is the editor of Poets on Writing, Britain 1970 – 1991, and co-editor of the Language, Discourse, Society Reader.  Her scholarly books include War in the Nursery: Theories of Child and Mother‘Am I that Name’ Feminism and the Category of Women in HistoryThe Words of Selves: Identification, Solidarity, IronyThe Force of Language, with Jean-Jacques Lecercle; and Impersonal Passion: Language As Affect.  She has been a Writer in Residence at the Tate Gallery, and is now Professor at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, and Professor-at-large at Cornell University, Ithaca. 


Contemporary Writers Reading Series - Fall 2009