George Witte


229 Oak Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Author's Bio

George Witte has published three collections of poems, Does She Have a Name? (NYQ Books, 2014), The Apparitioners (2005) and Deniability (2009), the latter two in print with Orchises Press. His work has been published in 32 Poems, Antioch Review, The Atlantic, Boulevard, Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, Poetry, Southwest Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Yale Review, and elsewhere. He was awarded Poetry’s Frederick Bock Prize for a group of poems, anthologized in The Best American Poetry 2007, Old Flame, Rabbit Ears: TV Poems, Vocabula Bound 2, and The Doll Collection, and received a fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State.

Publications & Prizes

Does She Have a Name? (NYQ Books, 2014)
Deniability (Orchises Press, 2008)
The Apparitioners (Three Rail Press, 2005)
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Kenyon Review
New Haven Review
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Yale Review
Prizes won: 

Frederick Bock Prize, Poetry Magazine

Poetry Fellowship from NJ Council of the Arts/Department of State

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Lullaby and Wheel by Rick Mullin, Passenger by Tom Thompson, Abloom & Awry by Tina Kelley

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Born in: 
Summit, NJ
New Jersey
Raised in: 
Madison, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: May 01, 2019