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Declan Spring

Declan Spring

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Declan Spring is Vice President, Senior Editor, and Director of Foreign Rights. He has been working at New Directions since 1991.

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About New Directions

New Directions was founded in 1936, when James Laughlin (1914 - 1997), then a twenty-two-year-old Harvard sophomore, issued the first of the New Directions anthologies. "I asked Ezra Pound for 'career advice,'" James Laughlin recalled. "He had been seeing my poems for months and had ruled them hopeless. He urged me to finish Harvard and then do 'something' useful."

 

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