Poet and novelist Brad Leithauser was born in 1953 in Detroit. He is the author of five books of poetry and five novels, including “”Darlington’s Fall,” a novel in verse. He is also co-author of a book of light verse, “Lettered Creatures,” a collaboration with his brother, artist Mark Leithauser.
Poets Mary Jo Salter and Brad Leithauser have taken a new approach to crafting their works, participating in a Web experiment that forces them to write their poems in just 15 minutes. On Valentine’s Day, the husband and wife team write love poems to one another via the site.