Richard Deming

Lecturer in English, Director of Creative Writing

Address: LC 407

Phone: 203-432-9642 


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Richard Deming is a poet, art critic, and a theorist who works on the philosophy of literature and visual culture. His poems have appeared in such places as The NationAmerican Letters and Commentary, and The Iowa Review, as well as Great American Prose Poems: From Poe to the Present. He won the 2012 Berlin Prize and served as John P. Birkelund Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. He regularly writes for The Boston Review and ArtforumLet’s not Call It Consequence was awarded the Farber Prize by the Poetry Society of America.

Selected Publications:

Listening on All Sides: Toward an Emersonian Ethics of Reading (Stanford UP, 2008)

Let’s Not Call It Consequence (Shearsman, 2008)


On Stan Brakhage and avant-garde film:

On H.D. and Monkeys’ Moon: