Lloyd Schwartz

Somerville, MA 02145-2217

Author's Bio

Frederick S. Troy Professor of English, University of Massachusetts Boston (MFA Program); Regular correspondent on classical music and the arts, Fresh Air with Terry Gross (NPR); Senior Editor of Classical Music, New York Arts (www.newyorkarts.net); Classical Music Editor, The Boston Phoenix, 1976-2013; Editor. Elizabeth Bishop Prose (FSG); Co-editor, Elizabeth Bishop, Poetry, Prose, and Letters (Library of America); Co-editor, Elizabeth Bishop and Her Art (U of Michigan Press); Editor, Ploughshares, Vol. 5, No. 2

Publications and Prizes

Cairo Traffic
(University of Chicago Press, 2000)
, Elizabeth Bishop and Her Art
(University of Michigan Press, 1983)
, Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose, and Letters
(Library of America, 2008)
, Elizabeth Bishop: Prose
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2011)
, Goodnight, Gracie
(University of Chicago Press, 1992)
, Little Kisses
(University of Chicago Press, 2017)
, Lloyd Schwartz: Greatest Hits 1973-2000
(Pudding House Publications, 2003)
, Music In--and On--the Air
(Arrowsmith Press, 2013)
, These People
(Wesleyan University Press, 1981)
Best American Poetry
(Scribner, 1991)
, Best American Poetry 1994
(Scribner, 1994)
, Best of the Best American Poetry
(Scribner, 2013)
, Essential Pleasures: Poems to Read Aloud
(Norton, 2009)
, Handbook of Heartbreak
(Morrow, 1998)
, Liberation: New Works on Freedom
(Beacon Press, 2015)
, Poems to Read: A New Favorite Poem Project Anthology
(W. W. Norton & Company, 2002)
, Pushcart Prize XII
(Pushcart Press, 1987)
, The Paris Review Book of Heartbreak, Madness, Sex, Love, Betrayal, Outsiders
(Picador, 2003)
, Too Darn Hot: Writing About Sex Since Kinsey
(Persea, 1998)
, Urban Nature: Poems about Wildlife in the City
(Milkweed Editions, 2000)
AGNI, Asymptote, Atlantic Monthly, Boston Phoenix, Boulevard, Consequence, Cortland Review, Court Green, Field, Grand Street, Harvard Magazine, Harvard Review, Kenyon Review, Massachusetts Review, Memorious, New Republic, Northwest Review, Paris Review, Parnassus, Partisan Review, Pequod, Ploughshares, Plume, Poetry, Poetry Daily, Provincetown Arts, Salmagundi, Shenandoah, Slate, Southwest Review, Cincinnati Review, New Yorker, Tikkun, TriQuarterly, Western Humanities Review
Prizes Won: 
Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, 1994; Associates of the Boston Public Library "Literary Light," 1995; NEA Creative Writing Fellowship Grant, 1990; Pushcart Prize, 1987; ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award, 1980, 1987, 1990; Runner-up, Gustav Davidson Memorial Award, Poetry Society of America, 1990; Daniel Varoujan Prize, New England Poetry Club, 1984

More Information

Listed as: 
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Identifies as: 
Caucasian, Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Prisoners, Hospital patients
Born in: 
Brooklyn, United States
Raised in: 
New York, NY, United States
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Last updated: Nov 17, 2016