Benjamin Friedlander

Benjamin Friedlander was born in New Orleans in 1959 and has since lived in Ontario, Missouri, New York, California, and Maine. His books of poetry and prose include The Missing Occasion of Saying Yes (2007), Simulcast: Four Experiments in Criticism (2004), and A Knot Is Not a Tangle (2000). He has also worked extensively as an editor, producing literary and scholarly journals and also books by Larry Eigner, Charles Olson, and Robert Creeley. Since 1999, Friedlander has taught American literature and poetics at the University of Maine.