William Leo Coakley

N/A
New York, NY 10023
Phone: 
212-873-6884

Author's Bio

Have recently read my poetry at the Poetry Society, London,and at the Leslie-Lohman Museum,, the Irish American Writers and Artists,and the BoxoFFICE art gallery in New York, on Montreal's CKUT "Labour Radio," at the Union Square Barnes & Noble as part of the 2011 and 2015 W. B. Yeats Society Annual Award Winners programs; at the New England Poetry Club in Cambridge; and at the 2014-16 Rainbow Book Fairs.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual 2016
(Aesthetica Magazine Ltd., 2015)
, Eddie's Own Aquarius
(Dublin: Cahermee Publications, 2005)
, Emerson of Harvard
(Quill Books, 2003)
, Humor in America
(Open Places, 1984)
, Sotheby's International Poetry Competition Anthology
(Arvon Foundation, 1984)
Journals: 
American Review, Assaracus, Christopher Street, Confrontation, Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Cyphers, Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, The London Magazine, The New York Quarterly, Paris Review, The Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide, The Nation, The Recusant
Prizes Won: 
"Discovery" Award,92nd St. Y Poetry Center; Duncan Lawrie Prize, Sotheby's International Poetry Competition; 2011 and 2015 W. B. Yeats Society Annual Award: Honorable Mentions; long list, Montréal Prize, 2015; finalist, Aesthetica Creative Writing Award, 2015; longlist, National Poetry Competition (England), 2016; 2013 Der-Hovanessian Translation Prize, New England Poetry Club, Boston (for translation of a Cavafy poem.

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Boston
Raised in: 
Boston, MA
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Last updated: Mar 03, 2017