Attentive readers will note some staff changes at The New Criterion. We would like to bid farewell and thanks to Robert Richman, who stepped down as Poetry Editor this summer, and welcome David Yezzi and Stefan Beck. David will be familiar to many of you: he was Associate Editor of The New Criterion from 1994–1998 and has over the years contributed many essays and poems to our pages. While David will continue with his duties as director of the Unterberg Poetry Center at the 92nd Street Y, he is also, as of this month, joining us as Poetry Editor. Stefan Beck will also be familiar to many of you: he was our summer 2003 intern and has been a vibrant if long-distance presence at “Armavirumque,” The New Criterion’s Weblog, this past year. (If you haven’t been following our Weblog, take a look at We are pleased that Stefan is joining us full-time as Assistant Editor.

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