- David Gorin
David Gorin is a poet, critic, and teacher. His writing has appeared in A Public Space, Boston Review, The Believer, American Book Review, Best American Experimental Writing, and elsewhere. Last year, he was a Visiting Professor of English at Deep Springs College; at present, he teaches at Yale University, and for the Yale Prison Education Initiative. He lives in Brooklyn. Follow him on Twitter.
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