Dale Smith is a teacher and writer in Austin, Texas, and holds a PhD in rhetoric from the University of Texas. He has published essays, reviews, and poems in Best American Poetry
, Bookforum, Chicago Review, Jacket Magazine,
and other print and online journals. A recent article co-authored with Joshua Gunn looks at Jack Spicer
and the dead, and will appear in Public Modalities: Rhetoric, Culture, Media and the Shape of Public Life
(University of Alabama Press, 2010). In his blog, Sycamore and Flowers, Smith pursues cultural memory through episodes based on archival images and objects. His scholarly and creative work contributes ways of understanding public space and private feelings associated with objects, dreams, memory, and geographic regions. He is the author of four books of poetry, many of them available through Small Press Distribution in Berkeley, California.
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