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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

Books:
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)
Prizes:
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?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
French, Spanish
Born in:
Bainbridge, GA

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