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Creative Writing (BFA)

Interim Director, Creative Writing

Steven Kleinman is the author of Life Cycle of a Bear, winner of the 2019 Philip Levine Poetry Prize. His poems have appeared in the American Poetry Review, the Iowa Review, the Gettysburg Review, Oversound, Copper Nickel as well as many others. He has work forthcoming in the 2020 Best American Poetry anthology. He received his MFA from the University of Maryland, and has received support from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conferences. He is a contributing editor at the American Poetry Review, where he co-hosts the APR podcast, and he is the faculty coordinator of the Art Alliance Writers' Workshop. He has taught at the University of the Arts since 2016.