Liveson, Jay Books

Jay Liveson is a neurologist practicing in New York City. His poems have appeared in anthologies and in many poetry and medical journals including New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, Mediphora, Parnassus Literary Journal, The Lyric, The Pegasus Review, and RiverRun. He is an Associate Professor at New York University and a Visiting Professor at Tel Aviv University where he has been teaching since the Gulf War.

Hanging On
2000 0-7734-3096-2


To Skim the Smoke
1997 0-7734-2707-4
Reminiscent of the tradition of Oliver Sacks and Richard Selzer, these poems reflect observations of a neurologist on personal, medical and universal problems. They include both serious and humorous material and range in style from classic format to modern free form.

To Slay the Dragon
1996 0-7734-2676-0
This collection of poems reflect the observations of a neurologist. The topics range from medical problems, both patients' and personal, to questions of life and love. They range from philosophical to satirical and are written in styles spanning classic forms to modern free verse.