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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 and 2015 W. B. Yeats Society Annual Award Winners programs; at the New England Poetry Club in Cambridge; and at the 2014 and 2015 Rainbow Book Fair.

Publications and Prizes

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)
American Review, Assaracus, Christopher Street, Confrontation, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, London Magazine, New York Quarterly, Paris Review, The Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide, The Nation, The Recusant
"Discovery" Award,92nd St. Y Poetry Center; Duncan Lawrie Prize, Sotheby's International Poetry Competition; 2011 and 2015 W. B. Yeats Society Annual Award: Honorable Mentions; long list, Montréal Prize, 2015; 2013 Der-Hovanessian Translation Prize, New England Poetry Club, Boston (for translation of a Cavafy poem).

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Listing last updated: October 24, 2015

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Boston, MA

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