Poetry at Sangam




Richard Deming is a poet and a theorist whose work explores the intersections of poetry, philosophy, and visual culture. His collection of poems, Let’s Not Call It Consequence (Shearsman, 2008), received the 2009 Norma Farber Award from the Poetry Society of America. His new book of poems, Day for Night, has recently been published. He is also the author of Listening on All Sides: Toward an Emersonian Ethics of Reading (Stanford UP, 2008), and he contributes to such magazines as Artforum, Sight & Sound, and The Boston Review. His poems have appeared in such places as Iowa ReviewField, American Letters & Commentary, and The Nation. Winner of the Berlin Prize, he was the Spring 2012 John P. Birkelund Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin. He teaches at Yale University where he is the Director of Creative Writing. 

Poems by Richard Deming

The Psychic Lives of Animals

Language Poem

He Will Close His Eyes and Think of Spain

The New American Cinema

Why I Left Vienna

In Praise of Distance