Daniel Tobin

Poet

Dept. of Writing, Literature, Publishing Emerson College
Boston, MA 02116

Author's Bio

Daniel Tobin is the author of six books of poems, Where the World is Made, Double Life, The Narrows, Second Things, Belated Heavens (winner of the Massachusetts Book Award in Poetry, 2011) and The Net (forthcoming, 2014) along with the critical studies and Passage to the Center and Awake in America. He is the editor of The Book of Irish American Poetry from the Eighteenth Century to the Present, The Selected Poems and Lola Ridge, and Poet's Work, Poet's Play: Essays on the Practice and the Art.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
The Poets Guide to the Birds (Anhinga Press, 2009)
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Cadence of Hooves (Yarrow Mountain Press, 2008)
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Outscape: Writing on Fences and Frontiers (University of Tennessee Press, 2008)
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Broken Land: Poems of Brooklyn (New York University Press, 2007)
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Poetry Daily Essential 2007 (Sourcebooks, 2007)
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Third Rail: The Poetry of Rock and roll (Pocket Books, 2007)
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Literature: An Introduction to REading and Writing (Pearson Longman, 2006)
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Hammer and Blaze (University of Georgia Press, 2002)
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Norton Introduction to Poetry (W. W. Norton & Company, 2002)
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Urban Nature (Milkweed Editions, 2001)
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New American Poets (University of New England Press, 1999)
Books:
Awke in America (University of Notre Dame Press, 2011)
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Belated Heavens (Four Way Books, 2011)
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Poet's Work, Poet's Play: Essays on the Practice and the Art (University of Michigan Press, 2008)
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Second Things (Four Way Books, 2008)
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The Book of Irish American Pioetry from the Eighteenth Century to the Present (University of Notre Dame Press, 2006)
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The Narrows (Four Way Books, 2005)
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Double Life (Louisiana State University Press, 2003)
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Passage to the Center: Imagination and the Sacred in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney (University of Kentucky Press, 1999)
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Where the World is Made (University of New England Press, 1999)
Journals:
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Kenyon Review
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Literary Imagination
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Paris Review
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The Hudson Review
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Times Literary Supplement
Prizes won: 

"The Discovery/The Nation Award," The Robert Penn Warren Award, the Robert Frost Fellowship, the Katherine Bakeless Nason Prize. the Massachusetts Book Award in Poetry. Creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Irish American
Born in: 
Brooklyn
Raised in: 
Brooklyn, NY
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Last update: Jul 30, 2012