John Berryman (1914–1972) was one of the leading writers of American postwar poetry. He is best known for The Dream Songs, the two volumes of which won the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, respectively.
Philip Coleman is Associate Professor in the School of English and Fellow of Trinity College Dublin. He is author of John Berryman’s Public Vision.
Calista McRae is Assistant Professor of English at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and author of Lyric as Comedy: The Poetics of Abjection in Postwar America.