Ira Sadoff

Poet, Fiction Writer

Stone Ridge, NY 12484

Author's Bio

I've taught in the Drew MFA Program and at Colby College; have also  taught at Iowa writer's workshop, U. Virginia, Warren Wilson MFA Program, and Antioch College, where I served as poetry editor for ANTIOCH REVIEW; I co-founded THE SENECA REVIEW. Have been anthologized in Harper American Literature, The Bedford/St. Martins Reader, THE BODY ELECTRIC. More information can be found on my website:

Publications & Prizes


Journals: ,
Paris Review
The New Yorker


Country, Living (Alice James Books, 2020)
TRUE FAITH (BOA Editions, Ltd., 2012)
HISTORY MATTERS (University of Iowa Press, 2009)
Barter (University of Illinois Press, 2003)
Grazing (University of Illinois Press, 1998)
An Ira Sadoff Reader (University of New England Press, 1992)
Prizes won: 

John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, Jerome Shestack Prize, American Poetry Review;creative arts fellowship NEA, George Bogin Memorial Prize, Lyric Poetry Prize, PSA;Best Poems of 2008, ed. Creeley;O.Henry Prize, Best Short Stories collections, Pushcart Prize,

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Brooklyn, NY
New York
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Last update: May 09, 2019