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Tim Nolan

Author's Bio

Tim Nolan was born in Minneapolis in 1954. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1978 with a B.A. in English. He and his wife Kate moved to New York City in 1978 where he obtained an M.F.A. degree in writing from Columbia University, worked as an archivist at the Whitney Museum, and read the poetry slush pile for The Paris Review. He returned to Minnesota in 1985 and received his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in 1989. Tim is an attorney with the McGrann Shea law firm in Minneapolis where he practices in litigation, including real estate, eminent domain, and construction. He and his wife Kate live in South Minneapolis with their three teenagers—Elizabeth, Maeve and Frank. Tim’s poems have appeared in many periodicals, including The Gettysburg Review, The Nation, Ploughshares, and Water~Stone. Garrison Keillor has read Tim’s poems on The Writer’s Almanac on National Public Radio. His poems have also appeared on Poetry Daily and American Life in Poetry. The Sound of It is Tim’s first book of poems, and was a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award. His next book, And Then, will be published in 2012 by New Rivers Press

Publications and Prizes

Books:
And Then (New Rivers Press, 2012), The Sound of It (New Rivers Press, 2008)
Anthologies:
The Wind Blows, The Ice Breaks (Nodin Press, 2010)
Journals:
Bellevue Literary Review, Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac, Gettysburg Review, Great River Review, Knockout, New Republic, Pivot, Ploughshares, Poetry East, Sleet Magazine, Sport Literate, The Nation, Turtle Quarterly, Water~Stone Review, Writer's Almanac
Prizes:
Minnesota Voices Project winner, New Rivers Press, 2008; Finalist in Poetry, Minnesota Book Award, 2009; Finalist, 2010 Loft/McKnight Fellowship

Tim Nolan Resume

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Listing last updated: March 28, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Irish American
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Minneapolis, MN
Raised in:
Minneapolis, MN

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