The Poetry Collection, Associate Curator
20th-century American poetry and poetics; little magazines and
small presse;, pragmatism and process philosophy.
James Maynard received his PhD in English from the State
University of New York at Buffalo where he is the Visiting
Assistant Curator of the Poetry Collection. He wrote his
dissertation on Robert Duncan, the sublime, and pragmatism/process
philosophy, and co-edited New Directions' single-volume
republication of Ground Work: Before the War / In the
Dark (2006). He is currently editing a collection of
essays on Duncan's late writings and a volume of Duncan's collected
critical prose for the University of California Press.