John Marsh is associate professor of English at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of Hog Butchers, Beggars, and Bus Boys: Poverty, Labor, and the Making of Modern American Poetry (2011), Class Dismissed: Why We Cannot Teach or Learn Our Way Out of Inequality (2011), and In Walt We Trust: How a Queer Socialist Poet Can Save American from Itself (2015). He also edited You Work Tomorrow: An Anthology of American Labor Poetry, 1929-1941 (2007), collecting some of the largely forgotten poems workers and labor organizers published in union newspapers in the 1930s.
Where Did Our Red Love Go?
Against the Current, No. 184, September/October 2016