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Harvey Shapiro

Harvey Shapiro is a graduate of Yale and of Columbia.  A gunner in a B-17 during the World War II, he received the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with three oak-leaf clusters.  He was editor of the New York Times Book Review from 1975 to 1983 and is now senior editor of the New York Times Magazine.  His most recent poetry volumes include Selected Poems, A Day’s Portion, The Light Holds, and National Cold Storage Company.