Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Rachel Blau DuPlessis is well known as a feminist critic, scholar, essayist, and poet.  She is the author of more than twenty books of poetry and critical work, including Drafts 1 – 38, Toll;  DRAFTS:  Drafts 39 – 57, Pledge with Draft, Unnumbered: Précis; The Pink Guitar: Writing as Feminist Practice; Genders, Races, and Religious Cultures in Modern American Poetry, 1908 – 1934; and many others. Professor of English at Temple University, she is the recipient of the Roy Harvey Pearce/Archive for New Poetry Prize and a Pew Fellowship in the Arts.  Her work has been widely anthologized.


Contemporary Writers Reading Series - Spring 2006