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Jeffrey Yang

Jeffrey Yang

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Jeffrey Yang works as an editor at New Directions. He has been with the press since 2000.

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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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