Philip Appleman

East Hampton, NY 11937

Author's Bio

Philip Appleman has published eight volumes of poetry, including New and Selected Poems, l956-l996 (University of Arkansas Press, l996), Darwin's Ark (Indiana University Press, 2009), and Karma, Dharma, Pudding & Pie (Quantuck Lane / W.W. Norton, 2009); three novels, including Apes and Angels (Putnam, l989); and half a dozen nonfiction books, including the widely used Norton Critical Edition, Darwin, and the Norton Critical Edition of Malthus' Essay on Population.

Publications and Prizes

Apes and Angels
(Putnam, 1989)
, Darwin's Ark
(Indiana University Press, 2009)
, Karma, Dharma, Pudding & Pie
, Let There Be Light
(Harcourt Brace, 1991)
, New & Selected Poems
(University of Arkansas Press, 1996)
Confrontation, Harper's, Hawai'i Review, Literary Review, Paris Review, Partisan Review, Poetry, Poetry Northwest, The Nation, TriQuarterly, Yale Review
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His poetry and fiction have won many awards, including a fellowship in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America, the Friend of Darwin Award from the National Center for Science Education, and the Humanist Arts Award of the American Humanist Association, and have appeared in scores of publications, including Harper's Magazine, The Nation, New Republic, New York Times, Paris Review, Partisan Review, Poetry, Sewanee Review, and Yale Review. He has given readings of his poetry at the Library of Congress, the Guggenheim Museum, the Huntington Library, and many universities. Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Indiana University, he is a founding member of the Poets Advisory Committee of Poets House, New York, a former member of the governing board of the Poetry Society of America, and a member of the Academy of American Poets, PEN American Center, Poets & Writers, Inc., and the Authors Guild of America.

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Last updated: Jul 18, 2011