About John Poch

John Poch took an M.F.A. in Poetry from the University of Florida and a Ph.D. in English from the University of North Texas. He teaches in the creative writing program at Texas Tech University. His most recent book, Dolls, was published in September 2009 with Orchises Press. Poch was a recipient of the “Discovery”/The Nation Prize in 1998 and has published poems in Ploughshares, Paris Review, The New Republic, Yale Review, Iowa Review, Agni, and many other literary magazines. He serves as editor of 32 Poems Magazine.


John Poch Has written the following articles:


The Good, The Fad, and The Ugly

Reviewed:

The Art of the Sonnet by Stephen Burt and David Mikics. The Belknap Press, 2010.

Eternal glory to the inventor of the sonnet.  However, although so many beautiful sonnets have been written, the most beautiful is still to be done.

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