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Eric Weinstein

Author's Bio

Eric Weinstein earned his AB in English literature and philosophy from Duke University and his MFA from New York University. He lives in New York City.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
Vivisection (New Michigan Press, 2010)
Anthologies:
Best New Poets 2009 (University of Virginia Press, 2009)
Journals:
Agni, Alaska Quarterly Review, Bat City Review, Black Warrior Review, Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Denver Quarterly, Diagram, Explosion-Proof Magazine, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, Iowa Review, Massachusetts Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Salt Hill Journal, Shenandoah, The Believer Magazine, The Cincinnati Review, The New Yorker, The Southern Review, Third Coast, Yale Review
Prizes:
Finalist, Poetry Foundation Ruth Lilly Fellowship (2013, 2011); Finalist, Iowa Review Poetry Prize (2013); Runner-Up, Indiana Review Poetry Prize (2013); Finalist, National Poetry Series (2011); New Michigan Press/DIAGRAM Chapbook Competition (2010); Duke University Anne Flexner Award (2007); Duke University William M. Blackburn Scholarship (2007).

Eric Weinstein Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Red Doc> by Anne Carson, Gödel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter, Today I Wrote Nothing by Daniil Kharms, Omon Ra by Victor Pelevin, Bender by Dean Young.
Favorite Books:
Cat's Cradle, E.E. Cummings: Complete Poems 1904 – 1962, Elegy on Toy Piano, House of Leaves, Watchmen, Zbigniew Herbert: The Collected Poems 1956 – 1998.
Favorite Authors:
A.R. Ammons, Aimee Bender, Gottfried Benn, Mary Jo Bang, Hart Crane, H.D., E.E. Cummings, T.S. Eliot, Paul Guest, Robert Hass, Zbigniew Herbert, Miroslav Holub, Ben Lerner, Czesław Miłosz, Kurt Vonnegut, Dean Young.

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Listing last updated: June 18, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Other
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English, French, German
Born in:
Macon, GA
Raised in:
Nashua, NH

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