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Elisa New

Creator, Director, and Host, Poetry in America; Director, Verse Video Education; Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature, Harvard university

Elisa New is the creator, director, and host of Poetry in America, the director of Verse Video Education, and the Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature at Harvard University. Her multi-platform initiative, Poetry in America, includes for-credit, professional development, and free courses in American literature for global learners offered by Harvard’s Extension School and HarvardX. She is the author of The Regenerate Lyric: Theology and Innovation in American PoetryThe Line’s Eye: Poetic Experience, American SightJacob’s Cane: A Jewish Family’s Journey from the Four Lands of Lithuania to the Ports of London and Baltimore: A Memoir in Five Generations; and New England Beyond Criticism: In Defense of America’s First Literature. 

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