Andrew Sofer

English Department Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Phone: 
617-552-1653
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Author's Bio

Andrew Sofer grew up in Cambridge, England, and studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Boston University, and the University of Michigan. A noted theatre historian, he has received national awards for both poetry and criticism. His books include two works of criticism, The Stage Life of Props (U of Michigan P, 2003) and the forthcoming Dark Matter: Invisibility in Drama, Theatre, and Performance (U of Michigan P, 2013), as well as a book of poems, Wave (Main Street Rag, 2010). He teaches in the English Department at Boston College.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Wave
(Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2011)
Prizes Won: 
Donald Justice Scholarship, Sewanee Writers' Conference (2011) Boyle/Farber Prize, New England Poetry Club (2005, 2009) International Publication Prize, Atlanta Review (2006, 2008) First Prize, Iambs & Trochees Contest (2005) Gretchen Warren Award, New England Poetry Club (2005) Erika Mumford Prize, New England Poetry Club (2004) Morton Marr Prize, Southwest Review (2001)

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
English American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Cambridge, England
Raised in: 
Cambridge, England
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Last updated: Feb 24, 2012