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William Logan Responds

by William Logan

Mr. Logan never skims—he's afraid of missing the good bits. Apparently Mr. Logan's bear-trap mind was missing a few teeth that day.

Originally Published: November 1, 2012

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Poet and critic William Logan was born in Boston in 1950 and earned degrees from Yale University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Since 1975, his work—both poetry and criticism—has regularly appeared in major journals and publications such as the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Paris Review, Poetry, and the New Criterion. He is the author of numerous books of poetry, including Sad-Faced Men (1982), Sullen Weedy Lakes (1988), . . .

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