Robert Bensen publishes poems, essays

Robert Bensen (Adjunct in English) has recently published three poems:  “Assassination Nation” on the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in The Piltdown Review (online), and in La Presa (online) the poems “1959” and “Acres of Birds for Santa” on his uncle, a veteran of World War I. Three critical essays appear in Geography in Literature from ABC-Clio, including the introductory piece, “Poetry and Place, The Word and the World,” and essays on two poets:  “The Geography of Travel: Elizabeth Bishop’s North and South America,” and “The Geography of Paradise:  Derek Walcott’s Caribbean.”