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Paul Mariani

Author's Bio

Paul Mariani is a poet, biographer, critic, essayist, memoirist, and teacher. He has published eighteen books, including seven volumes of poetry and six biographies of poets, most recently The Whole Harmonium: The Life of Wallace Stevens (Simon & Schuster, 2016).

Publications and Prizes

Epitaphs for the Journey: New, Selected, and Revised Poems (Cascade Books, 2012), Deaths & Transfigurations: Poems (Paraclete Press, 2005), The Great Wheel (W. W. Norton & Company, 1996), Salvage Operations: New & Selected Poems (W. W. Norton & Company, 1990)
America, Image, Poetry
Dictionary of International Biography: International Authors and Writers Who’s Who; 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th editions; Contemporary Authors; Marquis’ Who’s Who in the East; Marquis’ Who’s Who in U.S. Writers, Editors & Poets; 1995, 2002, Marquis’ Who’s Who in the World; Dictionary of Literary Biography; International Who's Who in Poetry and Poets' Encyclopedia, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th Editions; Distinguished University Professor at the U. of Massachusetts/Amherst, Chair in English at Boston College; John Ciardi Lifetime Award for Poetry, 2009; Guggenheim Award; NEH Award; NEA Award.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Kid by Ron Hansen, The Brazen Age by David Reid, Light by Bruce Watson

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Listing last updated: April 6, 2016

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Born in:
New York, NY
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New York, NY

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