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Bruce Bennett

Author's Bio

Bruce Bennett is the author of nine books of poetry and more than twenty-five poetry chapbooks. His New and Selected Poems, Navigating The Distances (Orchises Press), was chosen by Booklist as “One Of The Top Ten Poetry Books Of 1999.” He was a cofounder and editor of Field and Ploughshares, and served as an editor at Judith Kitchen’s State Street Press. His reviews of contemporary poetry have appeared in many places, including The Nation and the New York Times Book Review. He recently retired from Wells College.

Publications and Prizes

Hey, Diddle Diddle (Foothills Publishing, 2001), Navigating the Distances: Poems New & Selected (Orchises Press, 1999), Straw Into Gold (Cleveland State University Press, 1984)
A Girl Like You (Finishing Line Press, 2011)
The Poets Grimm (Story Line Press, 2003)
5 AM , Measure, River Styx, Stone Canoe, Tar River Poetry Review, The Healing Muse
Web-Watching. Bright Hills Press, 2005 (winner of 2005 Chapbook Competition) Received a Pushcart Prize, 2013

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Listing last updated: October 2, 2014

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