Charles Bernstein

Charles Bernstein

Charles Bernstein is an American poet, essayist, and literary scholar. His first poetry collection, Asylums, appeared in 1975, when he was twenty-five years old. His most recent collection, Near/Miss (2018) won him the 2019 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry. He is currently the Donald T. Regan Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania.