Brian Reed is a specialist in twentieth- and twenty-first-century poetry and poetics and a past Rhodes and Fulbright Scholar. He is the author of three books--Hart Crane: After His Lights (2006), Phenomenal Reading: Essays on Modern and Contemporary Poetics (2012), and Nobody's Business: Twenty-First Century Avant-Garde Poetics (2013)--and the co-editor of two essay collections, Situating El Lissitzky: Vitebsk, Berlin, Moscow (2003) and Modern American Poetry: Points of Access (2013). He has written widely on image-text relations in poetry, on sound in poetry, and on poetry in relation to other arts. He currently serves on the Executive Board of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association and on the Executive Committee of the Poetry and Poetics Forum of the Modern Language Association. He is the Editor (Poetry) for the journal Contemporary Literature andis on the editorial boards of International Journal of Poetry and Poetics (China), Journal of English Language and Literature (South Korea), Journal of Poetics Research (Australia), and Modern Language Quarterly. A new book, A Mine of Intersections: Writing the History of Contemporary American Poetry, is forthcoming from the University of New Mexico Press.
Divisional Dean of Humanities