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A steady contributor to American Heritage, David Lehman has written both poetry and nonfiction books. He edited The Oxford Book of American Poetry and helped found The Best American Poetry, an annual collection of American poems, in 1988. In 1990, the American Academy of Arts and Letters awarded Lehman an Academy Award in literature, and his latest works include Yeshiva Boys, a book of poems, and A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, both released in 2009.Mr. Lehman currently serves as the Associate Professor of Writing at the New School of New York.