Union Graduate School, Union Institute. Literature. 1979

Doctoral Dissertation:. The Poets in the Poets-In-the Schools: Minneapolis: Minnesota Center for Social Research 1979


Columbia University, School of the Arts. Creative Writing. 1972

Dodge Fellowship


Long Island University, Southampton. Literature. 1970

Editor-in-Chief, The Windmill campus weekly newspaper


Assistant Professor, English

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 1989-1995

Subjects taught: Creative Writing, English Literature, Literature in Translation, Composition, Business Writing

Assistant Professor, N.Y. Institute of Technology

Greenvale, NY 1987-1889

Subjects taught: Professional Writing, Composition

Assistant Professor, Long Island University

Southampton College 1980-1982

Subjects taught: Creative Writing, Composition


  • Obsessional, Poetry for Performance, New York: Marsh Hawk Press. 2017

  • A Hole In the Ocean: A Hamptons' Apprenticeship, New York: Marsh Hawk Press. 2016. [A Hole In the Ocean: A Hamptons' Apprenticeship, ebook edition: Myrmaid Press. 2016]

  • Cemetery Chess, Selected and New Poems New York: Marsh Hawk Press. 2012

  • Ernesta, in the Style of the Flamenco. New York: Marsh Hawk Press. 2010

  • 237 More Reasons to Have Sex (written with Denise Duhamel). Australia: Otoliths. 2008

  • Forty-Nine Guaranteed Ways To Escape Death. New York: Marsh Hawk Press. 2007

  • The After-Death History of My Mother. New York: Marsh Hawk Press. 2005

  • Between Earth and Sky. New York: Marsh Hawk Press. 2002

  • The Selected Poems of H.R. Hays. Philadelphia: Xlibris Corporation. 2000

  • Firing Back: Power Strategies for Cutting the Best Deal When You’re About to Lose Your Job (with Jodie-Beth Galos). New York: John Wiley & Sons. 1997

  • Endless Staircase, New York: Street Press, 1991

  • From A Chinese Kitchen, Baltimore: The American Cooking Guild. 1985

  • The Poets in the Poets-in-the-Schools Minnesota: Minnesota Center for Social Research, University of Minnesota. 1980

  • Monsters of the Antipodes, New York: Survivors Manual Books, 1980

  • Which Way to the Egress? New York: Garfield Publishers, 1974

  • Earthworks, Southampton: Long Island University, 1970

Sandy McIntosh



Lost In Literature New York: EastEnd Software Corp. 1994.
Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing! Los Angeles: Electronic Arts (and successors). 1986
The Best of Wok Talk.  Los Angeles: The Software Toolworks, 1984


Selected Gosho Passages of Nichiren Daishonin (modern English renderings). Tokyo. Nichiren Shoshu: Commemorative Committee, 2015
Basic Terminology of Nichiren Shoshu (modern English renderings). Tokyo.
Nichiren Shoshu: Publication Department, 2009


NHK TV, (Japan)
FUJI TV–(Japan)
ASAHI TV– (Japan)
CHANNEL 10 – (Israel)
ZDF Television (Germany)
TV GLOBO (Brazil)
CANAL + France: "10.7 - Trump", January 15, 2018

NHK TV, (Japan)

Trump World, parts 1 & 2, June 2017

PBS/FRONTLINE, President Trump, January 2017


Meet the Trumps, 27 Films Production. January 15, 2017

FUJI TV–(Japan)

November 6, 2016

ASAHI TV– (Japan)

November 6, 2016

PBS/FRONTLINE, President Trump, January 2017

PBS/FRONTLINE, The Choice, September 27, 2016 et al.

CHANNEL 10 – (Israel)

November 6, 2016

ZDF Television (Germany)

November 6, 2016

TV GLOBO (Brazil)

November 6, 2016


Five programs interviewing David Ignatow

Interviews with Phillip Lopate, Joachim Neugroschel, R. B. Weber, Joseph Heller, and others.


  • “Donald Trump, My Fellow Cadet,” "How young Trump was slapped and punched until he made his bed" New York Daily News, Op-ed, Friday, August 11, 2017

  • “Falling In Love In the Kingdom of Spam,” “Poem by Leonard Cohen, Graffiti by McIntosh,” The Marsh Hawk Review, Spring 2017

  • "The FRONTLINE Interview: Sandy McIntosh." PBS/FRONTLINE, September 27, 2016.

  • "W. H. Auden at Columbia University," The Marsh Hawk Review, Fall 2016

  • "What Would Donald Trump Do To the White House?" The Long Island Press, August 5, 2016

  • "I Showered With Donald Trump At Military School," The Daily Beast, March 28, 2016, [also: Salon] 3/29/16]

  • "For Artists and Poets, the East End Is No Dead End—Just Another ‘Hole in the Ocean’," Long Island Press, February 8, 2016

  • "Culture of Hazing: Donald Trump, Me and the End of New York Military Academy," Long Island Press, October 5, 2015

  • "John Hall Wheelock: A Brief Return," Marsh Hawk Review, November 2015

  • "Tomas Tranströmer and Robert Bly Translate Each Other's Poems," "Hemingway Completes His Introduction to A Moveable Feast," "The Plagiarist's Heart." Otoliths, November 2015

  • "H.R. Hays: The Theater of Disappointment," Talisman magazine, January 2015

  • "My Hay(Na)Ku (With Handy Pronunciation Guide for Public Performance)," Truck, March 2015

  • "Robert Bly vs. the First Ten Issues of kayak," Galatea Resurrects, November 2014

  • "Military School Thug," Marsh Hawk Review, 2014

  • "Insecurity grows in Post-9/11 Security State," Long Island Press, December 9, 2013

  • "Ravenous," Paterson Literary Review No. 40, Passaic County Community College, 2012-2013

  • "A Lecture from the Bartender at Grand Hotel, Oslo," Red Ochre Lit, 2012

  • "Sestina: Against the Painted Corpse," "Ten Engulfed Cathedrals," Otoliths, 2012

  • "Four Problems of Translation," Marsh Hawk Review, 2012

  • "Reconstruction of a Lost Poem By Armand Schwerner," "Innocence," Barrow Street, Winter 2011-12

  • "237 More Reasons to Have Sex," Barrow Street 10th Anniversary Issue, 2008

  • "A Partial Menu of Dishes Returned to the Kitchen by a Former Girlfriend," Alimentum: the Literature of Food, 2010

  • "from 237 More Reasons to Have Sex," The Best American Poetry, December 6, 2009

  • "Greenfield Cemetery, Uniondale: Cemetery Chess." The New York Times, January 1, 2009

  • "Minute Mysteries," Sentence: A Journal of Prose Poetics No. 7, Firewheel Editions, 2009

  • "Japan," Barrow Street, 2009

  • from "Forty-Nine Guaranteed Ways To Escape Death," Otoliths, 2006

  • "Escape From the Fat Farm," New York: Alimentum: the Literature of Food, 2006

  • “With Ignatow” Sentence: A Journal of Prose Poetics No. 2, Firewheel Editions, 2004

  • "Why English Majors Can't Do Math," Newsday, August 19, 2004

  • “The After-Death History of My Mother,” Sidereality, July-September 2003

  • “Poor Fitz”, “Ignatow Interrupts a Dream,” Tamafyhr Mountain Poetry #16, June 2003.

  • “The Prodigal’s Chair,” “The Hospital Chair,” “The Baseball Sketch,” “My Friend Ignatius,” Muse Apprentice Guild, Spring 2003

  • “The Continuity of Our Vision 1967-2003.” The 365 Project, Day 100. April 2003

  • “Cemetery Chess,” “The Death Chair,” Barrow Street 2003

  • “Gallo’s Paisano,” WinePoetics, February 2003

  • “Private”, “James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus,” Tamafyhr Mountain Poetry #15, March 2003.

  • “Taking Reality Through Its Paces: Filmmaking With Norman Mailer and Ilya Bolotowsky.” Confrontation No. 80/81, Fall 2002/Winter 2003

  • "Harvey Shapiro. How Charlie Shavers Died and Other Poems" Confrontation, 2001

  • “One Man’s Guru Is Another Man’s Fraud, or Worse.” Newsday, October 21, 2001.

  • “Modeling Ferguson” and “Between Earth and Sky.” Confrontation No. 74/75 Spring/Summer 2001

  • "Joseph Heller. Portrait of An Artist As An Old Man," Confrontation No. 72/73 Fall 2000/Winter 2001]

  • “Remembering H.R. Hays.” PoetryBay September 2000

  • “How Should We Remember Vietnam?” Newsday, May 28, 2000.

  • “The Slaughter of the Huns, as presented by the Florida Orchestra.” Northeast Neighborhood News, May 26, 2000

  • “Hamptons Found and Lost: A Memoir with Reviews.” Confrontation No.70/71. Winter/Spring 2000.

  • “Should We Keep SUVs Off the Parkways?” Newsday, December 12, 1999

  • “According to My Mother.” Long Island Quarterly. Autumn 1999.

  • “When You’re About to Lose Your Job.” Disgruntled. Vol. 4, No. 5

  • “Margaret Runyan Castaneda’s A Magical Journey With Carlos Castaneda.” (Book Review) Sustained Action ( September 1999

  • “Mark J. Plotkin’s Tales of a Shaman’s Apprentice” (Book Review) Sustained Action ( September 1999

  • “An Interview with Jay Courtney Fikes”; “An Interview with Daniel C. Noel.” Sustained Action ( September 1999

  • “Bride of the Mall.” Confrontation, No. 68/69. Summer 1999

  • “The Education of Writers in the Next Century.” New York: Confrontation, No. 66/67. November 1998

  • “Is Sexual Harassment on Long Island Starting to Get Out of Control?” (with Jodie-Beth Galos). Newsday, November 28, 1998

  • “David Ignatow: Notes On A Small Song.” Descant 102, Vol. 29, No. 3. Fall 1998.

  • “According To My Mother;” “Three Poems From Dreams.” Descant 102, Vol. 29, No. 3. Fall 1998.

  • “Fond Memories of a Poet-Mentor.” The New York Times. November 30, 1997 [(NYT) 1013 words Late Edition - Final , Section 14LI , Page 25 , Column 1]

  • “Teeth-Staining, Puking Habit.” The Baltimore Sun. August 24,1997

  • “In Cigarettes, Names Are Addictive.” Newsday. August 19, 1997

  • “Calculating How Much You’ll Need After a Job Loss,” (with Jodie-Beth Galos). National Business Employment Weekly. New York: Dow Jones & Co. July 20-26, 1997.

  • “I have A Name, by David Ignatow” Confrontation, No. 60/61,

  • October 1996

  • “Should We Name a Highway After Walt Whitman?” Newsday, October 1996

  • “What’s An Ideal Idyll?” Newsday, May 26, 1996

  • “The New Age Produces Profit and ‘Prophecy’” Ideas essay. Newsday, January 28, 1996, and additional Times Mirror Newspapers

  • "David Ignatow, I Have A Name," Confrontation, No. 60/61, October 1996

  • “Two Dream Poems,” Confrontation No. 58/59

  • “Fair Game: Phillip Lopate and the Personal Essay,””An Impossible Situation.” Confrontation No. 56/57, May 1995

  • “Mrs. Chucklehenny vs. the Horrible Lizard Monster,” Electric Dreams.

  • February 1996

  • “Should Tenure Be Abolished?” Newsday, March 19, 1995.

  • “Could Walt Whitman Teach in A Long Island School Today?” New York Newsday, (L.I.)Newsday September 15, 1994

  • "Beach Plums In Late September," For David Ignatow: An Anthology, Canio's Books, 1994

  • “Does the North Shore Dominate the South?” Newsday, May 22, 1994

  • “Is Joey Buttafuoco A Typical Long Island Guy?” Newsday, March 27, 1994

  • “A Poet Should Live Among People: An Interview with David Ignatow.” Confrontation No. 46/47, September 1991.

  • “A Poet Should Live Among People: An Interview with David Ignatow.” Confrontation 46/47, September 1991.

  • "Albatross," Live Poets, Islip: Live Poets Society, 1991

  • “Zen Arrows From the Collective Unconscious: American Computer Poetry Experiments,” Testuale Critica della Poesia Contemporanea. Milan, 9/88

  • “Poetry is Like Nothing Without the Poet,” Teachers & Writers Magazine, Vol. 12, No. 2, Teachers & Writers Collaborative, Inc, 1981

  • “F.W. Ruckstull vs. the March of Time,” Sunstorm, Vol. 6, No. 5. 1980

  • “The Victims of Poetry,” Sunstorm, Vol. 6, No.4. 1980

  • “Where Is Your Beard?”, “Language Itself,” Preschool Poets Workshop, Alice Prerau Fund, Woodmere, NY

  • “Introduction,” Performance, by Charles Matz, Survivors Manual Books, 1978

  • "My Buzzard Hat," Survivors Manual No. 6, Survivors Manual Books, 1974

  • “Remember,” Decade No. 1, The Windmill, 1972

  • "Girl From Great Neck," "A Fragrance," "Insects Making Love," "Poems," Long Island University Magazine, 1970

  • "The Dynamo," kayak 25 , Kayak Books, Inc., 1971

  • "Intellectual Melonism," Dan's Papers, 1970

  • "America Before the Revolution," The Nation. 1969

  • "Progression For the Burial of General Eisenhower," Chelsea No. 27, 1969



  • 2001- Present: Publisher, New York: Marsh Hawk Press
  • 1993-2000: Long Island University: Managing Editor, Confrontation,
  • 1993: MTV, New York: Viacom Corporation. Technical writing
  • 1980-1984: Editor, Wok Talk, Chinese cooking magazine, Great Neck Newsletter Publishing Associates
  • 1976-1980: Peak Travel and Tours, Inc., travel guide books
  • 1970-1980: Publisher, Survivors Manual Books, New York. Published American and Italian authors in bilingual editions.
  • 1970: Dan's Paper, Editor, Southampton Summer Windmill