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Andrew Gorin (he/him) teaches in NYU's Departments of Media, Communication and Environmental Studies. His research focuses on the intersection of American literature and culture, media, and theories of the public sphere. He holds a PhD in English from NYU, and an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York (CUNY). His critical and creative writings have appeared or are forthcoming from journals and periodicals including Chicago ReviewCriticismBoston Review, and Urban Omnibus, among other publications, and he has been a Writer-in-Residence at Millay Arts and Yaddo. He also serves as an organizer and editor for the multi-sited poetics working group and small press, the Organism for Poetic Research, and as an editor for the climate-crisis-and-culture platform, The Distance Plan. Since 2012, he's taught courses on literature, critical theory, environmental media, and creative writing on the campuses of CUNY Brooklyn College, CUNY Queens College, and NYU. In the fall of 2022, he will be teaching a course on “Media and the Environment” in the NYU Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, and a course on "Literature and the Environment" in the Department of Environmental Studies. More info can be found at

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