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Roald Hoffmann

Roald Hoffmann

Author's Bio

Roald Hoffmann was born in 1937 in Złoczów, Poland. Having survived the war, he came to the U. S. in 1949. At Cornell University in the United States since 1965, he is now the Frank H.T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters Emeritus. In chemistry he has taught his colleagues how to think about electrons influencing structure and reactivity, and won most of the honors of his profession. Hoffmann is also a writer – of poetry essays, non-fiction, and plays -- carving out his own land between poetry, philosophy, and science. In poetry, he has published six volumes, including book-length selections in Russian and Spanish.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Soliton (Truman State University Press, 2002), Memory Effects (Calhoun Press, 1999), Gaps & Verges (University of Central Florida Press, 1990), The Metamict State (University of Central Florida Press, 1987)
Journals:
Chelsea, Grand Street, Paris Review, Prairie Schooner, Raritan, Yale Review

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Listing last updated: January 16, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Jewish
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Zloczow
Raised in:
New York City, NY

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