Gerald Costanzo's most recent books are Nobody Lives on Arthur Godfrey Boulevard and The Devins Award Poetry Anthology. He has taught in the English Department at Carnegie Mellon for thirty years.Jim Daniels is director of the Creative Writing Program at Carnegie Mellon. His books of poems include Blessing the House and Blue Jesus. His collection of stories, No Pets, was published in 1999.This anthology is a compilation of the work of more than 170 poets under the age of forty who have already published at least one book with a trade, university, or independent publisher.In an era of 'National Poetry Month' and of the 'Favorite Poem Project, ' it's probably not an original notion to set out to edit an anthology of younger poets.... But in fact it has been 25 years since poets in the 'under forty' age group have been comprehensively anthologized.American Poetry: The Next Generation (Carnegie Mellon Poetry Series), 0 was published 2000 under ISBN 9780887483431 and ISBN 0887483437.