The Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction Series, founded by John T. Irwin, is one of the oldest continuously published literary series in the country. For 40 years, Johns Hopkins University Press has published distinguished works of poetry and short fiction exhibiting formal excellence and strong emotional appeal. The series publishes work by both established and emerging writers, and echoes the spirit of aesthetic inquiry found in the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars.
General Editor: Wyatt Prunty
It began with a visit, on a calm December day, to a spacious, sunlit farmhouse on the edge of Leakin Park. There I encountered for the first time John Clark Mayden’s Baltimore “street portraits”—photographs set worlds away from that peaceful location … or so you might think.
I was there with Dr. Lawrence Jackson, Bloomberg Professor of History and English at Johns Hopkins, but also a...Read more
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