Joseph Parisi Resigns From Poetry Foundation

8.27.03

Joseph Parisi recently resigned as executive director of publications and programs of the Poetry Foundation, formerly known as the Modern Poetry Association, the publisher of Poetry magazine. Parisi, who was editor of the 91-year-old literary magazine for twenty years, was named executive director of the foundation in June.

"After 27 years of service, I look forward to having time to work on my own projects," Parisi says.