Joseph Heithaus

708 East Seminary Street
Greencastle, IN 46135

Author's Bio

Joseph Heithaus teaches at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana where he and his wife are raising their four children. His poem "Indiana Flight" was chosen by the Writers' Center of Indiana for inclusion in British artist Martin Donlin's stained glass murals in the new Indianapolis International Airport. His poem "What Grows Here" is painted on a barn just outside of Greencastle. He continues to work on a translation project with Salvadoran Poets, Jonathan Velazquez, Fabrizzio Sagett, Hector Planas, and Crosby Lemus.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Poison Sonnets
(Wordtech Communications, 2012)
Anthologies: 
Airmail
(San Francisco Bay Press, 2011)
, And Know This Place: Poetry of Indiana
(Indiana Historical Society Press, 2011)
, Rivers, Rails, and Runways
(San Francisco Bay Press, 2008)
, Second Set: Jazz Poetry Anthology
(Indiana University Press, 1996)
Journals: 
American Poetry Journal, Antioch Review, Clackamas Literary Review, Crab Creek Review, Indiana Review, Margie, New England Review, North American Review, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Ruminate, The Nation, The New York Quarterly, The Southern Review, Tipton Poetry Journal
Prizes Won: 
"Discovery"/The Nation Prize 2007

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
South Bend
Raised in: 
Cincinnati, Richmond VA, Syracuse
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Last updated: Jan 30, 2012