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Don Share Named Editor of Poetry Magazine

Poetry senior editor Don Share will serve as the 12th editor of the 101 year old magazine following “an extensive national search.”

Starting July 1, 2013, he will replace the current editor, Christian Wiman. Here’s more from the release:

Currently senior editor of the magazine, Share, 56, brings 25 years of experience in poetry and publishing, including editorial posts at the Partisan Review, Harvard Review, and Literary Imagination: The Review of the Association of Literary Scholars and Critics. He served as the curator of poetry at Harvard University for seven years until 2007, when he joined Poetry magazine. During Share’s six-year tenure at Poetry working with Wiman, both the magazine and the magazine’s podcast have received National Magazine Awards.

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