Photo by Laura Amador

 Photo by Laura Amador

Dolores Hayden, urban historian and poet, is professor of architecture, urbanism, and American studies at Yale, and the author of several 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 recent issues of Poetry, Raritan, Shenandoah, Ecotone, Yale Review, and Architrave.