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Steve McCaffery

David Gray Chair of Poetry and Letters

Office: 432 Clemens Hall
Phone number: (716) 645-3810
E-mail address:


contemporary poetry, poetics and critical theory

Current Courses

Spring 2016

Eng 207 Intro to Writing Poetry

T Th 2:00 - 3:20
Reg. No. 17753


Eng 361 Modern and Contemporary Poetry

T Th           12:30 - 1:50
Reg. No. 21641

Works in Progress

  • Exceptionalities: Studies in Contemporary Poetry, Poetics and Architecture (monograph)

Selected Publications

  • Prior to Meaning: The Protosemantic and Poetics (Northwestern)
  • Imagining Langue (with Jed Rasula) (The MIT Press)
  • North of Intention (Roof Books 1986)
  • Seven Pages Missing: Selected Texts 1969-2000 (Coach House Press)