Holly Messitt is Professor of English at City University of New York-Borough of Manhattan
Community College, where she teaches composition and literature. She is co-coordinator of the
college’s Writing Across the Curriculum program and is spearheading the CUNY Core Books
project at BMCC. She is co-editor of New America: Contemporary Literature for a Changing
Society and earned her Ph.D. from the Drew University. She is currently working on a volume
of selected poetry for Hilda Morley.
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