Ed Ochesterhas been editor of the Pitt Poetry Series since 1978. He is former director of the creative writing program at the University of Pittsburgh, and is professor emeritus of English there. Currently, Ochester is a core faculty member of the Bennington College MFA Writing Seminars. He has twice served as president of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, and recently received the organization's George Garrett. Ochester is the author of over fourteen volumes of poetry, includingUnreconstructed: Poems Selected and New (2007), The Land of Cockaigne, Cooking in Key West,andChanging the Name to Ochester. He is founding editor of the literary magazine5 AM.Ochester, Ed is the author of 'American Poetry Now Pitt Poetry Series Anthology', published 2007 under ISBN 9780822943105 and ISBN 0822943107.