John Drexel

Poet

Glen Ridge, NJ
New Jersey US

Author's Bio

 

 

 

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
"For New Orleans" & Other Poems (Bayeux Arts, 2007)
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A Fine Excess: Contemporary Literature at Play (Sarabande Books, 2001)
Chapbook:
The Necessary Pilgrim (Headingley Press, 2004)
Journals:
Acumen Literary Journal
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First Things
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Hudson Review
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Outposts Poetry Review
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Oxford Poetry
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Paris Review
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Verse
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Notre Dame Review
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The Alembic
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The Chimaera
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The New Criterion
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The St. Petersburg Review
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Prizes won: 

Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholarship (1993); 

Hawthornden Fellowship (1996); 

two Pushcart Prize nominations

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Selected Poems by Aleksandr Blok, Lapidary by Rosamund Stanhope, Uncommon Prayer by Kimberly Johnson, Without Title by Geoffrey Hill, A Water Walk by Villa d'Este by Jean Garrigue, the Aubrey/Maturin novels by Patrick O'Brian, The Collected Poems by Terence Tiller, Henry James: A Life by Leon Edel, Duino Elegies (in original German and in translation by Alfred Corn) by Rainer Maria Rilke

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Stamford, CT
Connecticut
Raised in: 
Stamford, CT
Connecticut
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Last update: Jun 15, 2024