New Russo Chair: Poet Dana Levin

May 19, 2009

Poet Dana Levin has accepted an offer to come to UNM as the next Russo Chair in the creative writing program.

Dana is currently the Chair of Creative Writing and Literature at the College of Santa Fe where she’s taught in the creative writing program since 1998. She’s the author of IN THE SURGICAL THEATRE (Copper Canyon 1999) and WEDDING DAY (Copper Canyon 2005). Dana has received numerous awards for her poetry, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a PEN award, an NEA, and an American Academy of Poets Prize.

Dana will be teaching the 522 poetry workshop this fall. That class is scheduled on Thursdays from 4:00-6:30. UPDATE: scheduled for Wednesdays 4-6:30pm



  1. Hi! I am COMpletely delighted to be joining UNM this Fall!

    (I think my class is being moved to Weds., 4-6:30pm)


    • We are delighted to have you join us! and yes, your class is moving. I’ll do a post soon. very soon….

  2. As soon as you have word, let us know…. and thanks for dropping by!

  3. […] Now on Fridays! Louise Gluck and Dana Levin: a conversation September 13, 2009 Dana Levin recently interviewed poet Louise Gluck, from http://www.poets.org–  This article originally […]

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