Hank Lazer

Hank Lazer’s eighteen books of poetry include N24 (hand sewn handwritten chapbook in the Little Red Leaves Textile Series), N18 (complete) from Singing Horse Press (2012), Por - tions (Lavender Ink, 2009), The New Spirit (Singing Horse, 2005), Elegies & Vacations (Salt, 2004), and Days (Lavender Ink, 2002). In 2008, Lyric & Spirit: Selected Essays, 1996-2008 was published by Omnidawn. Pages from the notebooks have been performed with sopra - no saxophonist Andrew Raffo Dewar at the Uni - versity of Georgia and in Havana, Cuba. Features on the Notebooks appear in Talisman #42 (http:// www.talismanmag.net/ and Plume #34 (http:// plumepoetry.com/2014/04/featured-selection-5/. With co-editor Charles Bernstein, Lazer edits the Modern and Contemporary Poetics Series for the University of Alabama Press. In January 2014, La - zer retired from the University of Alabama (where he continues to teach) after 37 years in a variety of positions, including Associate Provost for Acade - mic Affairs, Executive Director of Creative Cam - pus, and Professor of English.

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