Jay Parini

Jay Parini is a poet, a novelist, and professor of English and creative writing at Middlebury College. His most recent book is New and Collected Poems, 1975–2015.

Travels in Literary Time

A writer’s excursions beyond mere archives

by Jay Parini | Monday, March 06, 2017

Immortality Gained

John Milton was not only a great poet, but also a great defender of liberty

by Jay Parini | Monday, September 01, 2008

Through Fire and Flood

Faulkner’s best fiction emerged from his willingness to face crises

by Jay Parini | Tuesday, December 01, 2009