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Selected Memoir & Literary Essays 

Boston Review

One Long Poem: Elizabeth Bishop's Letters to Dr. Ruth Foster 

(One of Boston Review's "Most Read" essays of 2016) 


The Iowa Review 


Office Hours: a Memoir and Interview of Michael S. Harper 

Journal of Ethnic American Literature

Michael Harper, Poet and Metaphysician 

Notre Dame Magazine

Detour: Spine Surgery in a Pandemic 

My Search for Elizabeth Bishop


A Season of Stoic Hope 

Anything You Want to Be

Lucie and Me


Miles to Go

Notre Dame Review

Encounters: Class With Saul Bellow 

Making Poems, Making History: An Interview with Maxine Kumin

The Worcester Review


The Subjective Correlative: Poet as Pedagogue 

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