Burt Kimmelman’s eighth collection of poetry is Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1982 – 2013 (BlazeVOX, 2013). His poetry is often anthologized, has been featured on The Writer's Almanac radio program, and has been the subject of a number of recent interviews (online and in print). Personal essays of his have appeared in the Missouri Review and College Hill Review. Kimmelman has also published a number of books and nearly a hundred articles of literary criticism. He is a professor of Humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology where he teaches courses on culture and literature. More about him can be found at BurtKimmelman.com.