Bin Ramke, Phipps Chair in English at the University of Denver and editor of the Denver Quarterly since 1994, got his Ph.D. from Ohio University in 1975. Ramke received the Yale Younger Poets Award in 1978 and the Iowa Poetry Award in 1994 and 1998.

He’s been a visiting writer at institutions including the Chicago Art Institute, Wichita State University, and the University of Georgia.

As poetry editor for The Georgia Review, he’s edited twenty-one volumes by such poets as Jonathan Holden, Paul Hoover, Claudia Keelan, Donald Revell, Terese Svoboda, and C. D. Wright, and published nine volumes of his own poetry, including the upcoming Birds Fly Through Us, due in 2007.

Counting only recent appearances, he has lectured and read, as well conducted workshops, at Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Iowa, University of Georgia, Naropa Institute, Georgetown University, Harvard, the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets, and the Associated Writing Programs, among many others.