Photo by Laura Amador

Photo by Laura Amador

Dolores Hayden, urban historian and poet, is professor emerita of architecture, urbanism, and American studies at Yale University. Her books on the American landscape including The Power of Place: Urban Landscapes as Public History, Building Suburbia, and A Field Guide to Sprawl. She is also the author of two poetry collections, American Yard and Nymph, Dun, and Spinner. Her work appears in many journals and anthologies including Poetry, Raritan, Shenandoah, Ecotone, Yale Review, American Scholar, and Best American Poetry.