Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Applied Undergraduate Studies
April Krassner is the Associate Director of the Writing Development Division of the Office of the Dean and Clinical Associate Professor of Developmental Writing, at NYU’s School of Professional Studies where teaches both expository and creative writing. A poet, her work has appeared in Poet Lore, Anderbo, Journey to Crone, an anthology of 80 women poets, and most recently The Five-Two. For the past seventeen years she has co-directed the Summer Intensive Creative Writing Workshop with Ruth Danon. Ms. Krassner considers herself to be a domestic and political poet always interested in language and how it shapes experience. She is currently working on a manuscript of prose poems that focus on failures of communication within families. April Krassner received her MFA in poetry from Sarah Lawrence College.