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New York, MA
For 20 years I was a closet writer. Though I worked at writing everyday, I didn’t try to publish and seldom shared my work with anyone except my wife. By my mid-forties I had accumulated a trunk full of material, so I started to pull pieces out, revise them, and send them off to one place or another.
Daniel Tobin is the author of six books of poems, Where the World is Made, Double Life, The Narrows, Second Things, Belated Heavens (winner of the Massachusetts Book Award in Poetry, 2011) and The Net (forthcoming, 2014) along with the critical studies and Passage to the Center and Awake in America. He is the editor of The Book of Irish American Poetry from the Eighteenth Century to the Present, The Selected Poems and Lola Ridge, and Poet's Work, Poet's Play: Essays on the Practice and the Art.