Orr, Gregory

Gregory Orr’s poems in Smartish Pace, Issue 15, are from his tenth book, a book-length sequence titled How Beautiful The Beloved (forthcoming, Copper Canyon, 2009). This book continues the trajectory of his previous collection, Concerning the Book That is the Body of the Beloved (Copper Canyon, 2005). He teaches at the University of Virginia, where he founded its MFA in Creative Writing Program. He read in the Smartish Pace Reading Series at The Walters Art Museum in the summer of 2008. His work appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 15. (2008)