Attorney; Assistant Professor at University of New Hampshire; Poet; Editor, Best American Experimental Writing; Editor, Metamodern Studies.
Seth Abramson teaches at the University of New Hampshire. He is also an attorney, editor, and author. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Harvard Law School, the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and the doctoral program in English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Abramson is the author of seven books, including An Insider's Guide to Graduate Creative Writing Degrees (Bloomsbury, forthcoming 2018); Golden Age (BlazeVOX, 2017); DATA (BlazeVOX, 2016); Metamericana (BlazeVOX, 2015); Thievery (University of Akron Press, 2013), winner of the 2012 Akron Poetry Prize; and Northerners (Western Michigan University Press, 2011), winner of the 2010 Green Rose Prize from New Issues Poetry & Prose. His poetry and prose have appeared in The Washington Post, Poetry, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, The Philadelphia Review of Books, Fence, Best New Poets (University of Virginia Press), and elsewhere. An essayist and film/TV reviewer for Indiewire, Seth is also Series Editor for Best American Experimental Writing, whose third edition will be published by Wesleyan University Press in January of 2017. Abramson's editorials and research have been covered by such media outlets as The Washington Post, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, Playboy, The Guardian, The Economist, Newsweek, Politico, Salon, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Los Angeles Times, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The New York Post, The New Hampshire Union Leader, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Publishers Weekly, Poets & Writers, Pitchfork, The Kenyon Review, Boston Review, PBS, NPR, ABC News, Country Music Television, and others. From 2001 to 2007, Seth was an attorney for the New Hampshire Public Defender.