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William Leo Coakley

Author's Bio

Have recently read my poetry at the Poetry Society, London, and at the Leslie-Lohman Museum and the BoxoFFICE art gallery in New York, on Montreal's CKUT "Labour Radio," at the Union Square Barnes & Noble as part of the 2011 W. B. Yeats Society Annual Award Winners program; at the New England Poetry Club in Cambridge; and at the 2014 Rainbow Book Fair.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies:
Eddie's Own Aquarius (Dublin: Cahermee Publications, 2005), Emerson of Harvard (Quill Books, 2003), Humor in America (Open Places, 1984), Sotheby's International Poetry Competition Anthology (Arvon Foundation, 1984)
Journals:
American Review, Christopher Street, Confrontation, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, London Magazine, New York Quarterly, Paris Review, The Nation
Prizes:
"Discovery" Award,92nd St. Y Poetry Center; Duncan Lawrie Prize, Sotheby's International Poetry Competition; 2011 W. B. Yeats Society Annual Award: Honorable Mention; 2013 Der-Hovanessian Translation Prize, New England Poetry Club, Boston (for translation of a Cavafy poem).

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Listing last updated: April 1, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Born in:
Boston, MA
Raised in:
Boston, MA

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