Contributors: John Casteen

John Casteen is the author of two books of poems, Free Union and For the Mountain Laurel. He has contributed poems to Virginia Quarterly Review, The Paris Review, and Ploughshares, and has been included in the Best American Poetry. He teaches at the University of Virginia.


  • 2017 Autumn - Boxing Day; Echt; Kingfisher
  • 2015 Spring - [The city was a graveyard with its lights]; [Those moments in one person’s life that parse:]; [Again, the heat lightning in its starry crown]; [Spring in the Piedmont: low fogbanks cap]
  • 2005 Autumn - Close Work; You Leave One Room; You Enter Another