Douglas Goetsch

Goetsch is the author of three full-length poetry collections—Nobody’s Hell (1999, Hanging Loose Press), The Job of Being Everybody (2004, Cleveland State Press) and Nameless Boy (as yet unpublished)—and four prizewinning chapbooks. His work has appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Iowa Review, The American Scholar, and Best American Poetry. Goetsch has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and is a recent recipient of the Donald Murray Prize for creative non-fiction. For most of his life he’s resided in New York City, where he taught public high school for 21 years, and founded Jane Street Press.