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A.W. Strouse is a poet and a medievalist. He holds a Ph.D. from the City University of New York (CUNY) and teaches medieval literature at CUNY and the New School.

Strouse’s works include My Gay Middle Ages (punctum books, 2015), Thebes (Jerk Poet, 2015), and Retractions and Revelations (Jerk Poet, 2014). He is also the author of many essays and peer-reviewed articles.

Current projects include a collection of Chaucerian dream poems and a study of circumcision as a key term in pre-modern literary theory.