Ed Ochester


Shelocta, PA
Pennsylvania US

Author's Bio

Ed Ochester is an award-winning poet, editor, and teacher who received his BA from Cornell University and an MA from Harvard University. He is the author of fourteen poetry collections, including Dancing on the Edges of Knives which won the 1973 Devins Award for Poetry. Ochester was the longtime editor of the Pitt Poetry Series and served as president of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs. Ochester died at the age of eighty-three on August 22, 2023.

Publications & Prizes

Land of Cockaigne (Story Line Press, 2001)
Snow White Horses (Autumn House Press, 2000)

More Information

Identifies as: 
Polish American
Born in: 
Brooklyn, NY
New York
Raised in: 
Queens, NY
New York
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Last update: Oct 10, 2023