Bruce Berger

Aspen, CO 81612-0482
(970) 925-1647

Author's Bio

In October, 2008, I was sent by the Department of State to represent the United States at a literary conference in northern India, followed by readings in New Delhi and Mumbai

Publications and Prizes

Almost an Island
(University of Arizona Press, 1998)
, Facing the Music
(Confluence Press, 1995)
, Music in the Mountains
(Johnson Books, 2001)
, The Telling Distance
(Anchor/Doubleday, 1991)
, There Was A River
(University of Arizona Press, 1994)
Negative Capability, New Letters, Orion, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, Sierra
Prizes Won: 
Western States Book Award, 1990 Colorado Book Award, 1991 Colorado Authors' League Award, 2005,2006,2007 Solas Grand Prize silver, 2008

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Courtier and the Heretic by Matthew Stewart
The BlankSlate by Steven Pinker
Complete Poems by C. P. Cavafy
How Fiction Works by James Wood
The Periodic Table by Primo Levi

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
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Last updated: Jun 14, 2011