blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Michael Snediker’s poems appear in Black Warrior Review, Crazyhorse, The Cream City Review, Court Green, Laurel Review, and Pleiades. His manuscript, Castor & Pollux, was a finalist in the Yale Younger Poets competition and the Lena-Miles Wever Todd contest. His scholarly articles have been published in Arizona Quarterly, The Henry James Review, Modernism/modernity, and Postmodern Culture. His book of criticism, Queer Optimism: Lyric Personhood & Other Felicitous Persuasions, is forthcoming from the University of Minnesota. In 2006, Snediker was the James Merrill Writer-in-Residence at the Stonington Village Improvement Association.