The enduring specter of E. A. Robinson (Features) , April 2007, 20
On the underappreciated American poet.
Snark watch (Books) , October 2006, 69
A review of "The Annotated Hunting of the Snark."
Meeting a friend again after thirty years (Poems) , September 2006, 71
Finding the tintype (Poems) , September 2006, 72
Edna St. Vincent Millay's doubly burning candles (Books) , September 2001, 96
A review of What My Lips Have Kissed: The Loves and Love Poems of Edna St. Vincent Millay, by Daniel Mark Epstein, and Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay, by Nancy Milford.
Curiouser & curiouser (Books) , January 1997, 72
Review of a new biography of W. S. Gilbert by Jane W. Stedman & The Complete Annotated Gilbert & Sullivan edited by Ian Bradley
Testament & will (Books) , March 1996, 65
Orphan asylum (Books) , April 1993, 62
An review of Collected Poems, 1953-1993 by John Updike.
Sharing the score (Poems) , December 1992, 36
Larkin’s voice (Features) , February 1986, 16
Terse elegy for J. V. Cunningham (Poems) , October 1985, 50
Twelve dead, scores homeless (Poems) , October 1985, 51