Friday, September 21, 2007
Welcome Paul Muldoon to The New Yorker --
Pulitzer Winner to Take Over as New Yorker’s Poetry Editor
By MOTOKO RICH
Published: September 20, 2007
Alice Quinn, the poetry editor of The New Yorker, is stepping down after 20 years and will be succeeded in one of the most influential posts in the poetry world by Paul Muldoon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet.
Mr. Muldoon, 56, will remain chairman of the Princeton University Center for the Creative and Performing Arts. An Irish-born poet who has published 10 volumes of verse, he will also continue to write and teach at Princeton.
Ms. Quinn, 58, will leave the magazine in early November.
Read the full story here.