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Bruce Berger

Author's Bio

In October, 2008, I was sent by the Department of State to represent the United States at a literary conference in northern India, followed by readings in New Delhi and Mumbai

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Music in the Mountains (Johnson Books, 2001), Almost an Island (University of Arizona Press, 1998), Facing the Music (Confluence Press, 1995), There Was A River (University of Arizona Press, 1994), The Telling Distance (Anchor/Doubleday, 1991)
Journals:
Negative Capability, New Letters, Orion, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Sierra
Prizes:
Western States Book Award, 1990 Colorado Book Award, 1991 Colorado Authors' League Award, 2005,2006,2007 Solas Grand Prize silver, 2008

Bruce Berger Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Courtier and the Heretic by Matthew Stewart, The BlankSlate by Steven Pinker, Complete Poems by C. P. Cavafy, How Fiction Works by James Wood, The Periodic Table by Primo Levi
Favorite Books:
Middlemarch, George Eliot Absolom, Absolom, Wm. Faulkner Bitter Lemons, Laurence Durrell
Favorite Authors:
Prose: Conrad, Faulkner, Woolf, Durrell McPhee Poetry: Dickinson, Yeats, Auden, Frost, Larkin, Merrill

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: June 14, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Fluent in:
Spanish

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