Toby Altman

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Visiting Assistant Professor of English
  • Poetry
Toby Altman

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Toby Altman is the author of two books, Discipline Park (Wendy’s Subway, 2022) and Arcadia, Indiana (Plays Inverse, 2017). He received a 2021-22 Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts. His poems can be found in Gulf Coast, jubilat, Lana Turner, and other journals and anthologies; his critical writing can or will be found in Contemporary Literature, English Literary History, Jacket2 and other journals. He has received residencies from the Millay Colony for the Arts, the Vermont Studio Center, and MacDowell, where he was the 2020 Robert and Stephanie Olmstead Fellow. He holds an MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a PhD in English from Northwestern University.

Toby Altman's Published Work

  • Arcadia, Indiana

    Arcadia, Indiana

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  • Every Hospital by Bertrand Goldberg (Except One)

    Every Hospital by Bertrand Goldberg (Except One)

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Toby's knowledge of the subject is unquestionable- his background and experience in the field is extensive! He delivered readings that brought a myriad of examples I would never have read on my own, and this enriched my experience and learning; it pushed me!
Judith Sara Gelt