Poet Barry Goldensohn is the author of the poetry collections Saint Venus Eve (1971), Uncarving the Block (1978), The Marrano: Poems (1988), Dance Music (1992), and East Long Pond (1997), which he co-wrote with his wife, Lorrie.

A professor of English and poetry at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York, Goldensohn has also served as dean of the School of Humanities and Arts at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.