Poet and critic Bill Christophersen’s poems have been published in the Antioch Review, Borderlands, the Oak Bend Review, Poetry magazine, and the Tampa Review. A frequent book reviewer, his reviews have been published in the American Book Review, The New Leader, and Poetry. He is the author of The Apparition in the Glass: Charles Brockden Brown’s American Gothic (1993) and the poetry collection Two Men Fighting in a Landscape (2015).
Christophersen lives in New York and has taught at Fordham University. A traditional fiddle player, he has played with the Manhattan Valley Ramblers, the Fly-by-Night String Band, the Lazy Aces String Band, and the Mysterious Redbirds. Hell & High Water, his solo fiddle album, was released in 2008.