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Alfred Corn

Author's Bio

Alfred Corn is the author of nine books of poems, a novel, two collections of criticism, and a play. For many years he taught in the Writing Program of the School of the Arts at Columbia.

Publications and Prizes

Contradictions (Copper Canyon Press, 2002), Stake (Counterpoint Press, 1999), Part of his Story (Mid-List Press, 1997), Present (Counterpoint Press, 1997), Autobiographies (Viking/Penguin, 1992), The West Door (Viking/Penguin, 1988), Notes from a Child of Paradise (Viking, 1984), A Call in the Midst of a Crowd (Viking, 1978)
Guggenheim Fellowship National Foundation for the Arts grant Grant from the Academy of Arts and Letters Academy of American Poets Fellowship Levinson Prize from =Poetry= magazine.

Alfred Corn Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Homer, Sappho, Horace, Dante, Shakespeare, Cervantes, Milton, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Byron, George Eliot, Melville, Whitman, Frederick Douglass, Dickinson, Tolstoy, Chekhov, James, Joyce, Woolf, Cather, Fitzgerald, Stevens, Hughes, Montale, Kafka, Lowell, Celan, Bishop.

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Listing last updated: October 18, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Prefers to work with:
Fluent in:
French, Spanish
Born in:
Bainbridge, GA

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