Couch Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education’s Poetry Series

By Purnell T. Cropper | March 22, 2011

Randall Couch, poet and Adjunct Professor of English at Arcadia University, is featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s series Monday’s Poem. His poem “Pressed” appeared in the March 21 issue along with commentary from Arts & Academe’s poetry editor Lisa Russ Spaar.

In addition to teaching poetry and poetics at Arcadia, Couch is an administrator at the University of Pennsylvania. He edited and translated Madwomen: The Locas mujeres Poems of Gabriela Mistral (University of Chicago Press, 2008), which won Britain’s biennial Popescu Prize for Poetry Translation, and was runner-up for the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. A frequent panelist on the podcast series PoemTalk, sponsored by the Poetry Foundation, PennSound, and Kelly Writers House, his poems and criticism have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies.