Winter With the Writers

Stephen Dunn

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet


Stephen Dunn: Reading, On-stage Interview, and Signing

Event Details

Winter With the Writers welcomed Stephen Dunn to Rollins on January 27, 2011.

Event Photo Gallery (Flickr)

Speaker Bio

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Stephen Dunn is the author of fifteen collections of poetry, including What Goes On: Selected & New Poems 1995-2009. Different Hours won the Pulitzer Prize in 2001, and Loosestrife was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist in 1996. His other W.W. Norton books are New & Selected Poems: 1974-1994, Landscape at the End of the Century, Between Angels, and Riffs & Reciprocities: Prose Pairs.

Norton will publish a new collection of his poems Here and Now in June 2011.

Local Time (William Morrow & Co.) was a winner of The National Poetry Series in 1986. A new and expanded edition of Walking Light: Memoirs and Essays on Poetry was issued by BOA Editions, Ltd. in 2001.

Stephen Dunn’s awards include an Academy Award in Literature from The American Academy of Arts & Letters; the Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement; fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations; three NEA Creative Writing Fellowships; a Distinguished Artist Fellowship from the NJ State Council on the Arts; the Levinson and Oscar Blumenthal Prizes from Poetry; the Theodore Roethke Prize from Poetry Northwest; the James Wright Prize from Mid-American Review; and many others.

He is Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, but spends most of his time these days in Frostburg, Maryland, where he lives with wife the writer Barbara Hurd.