Stephen Dunn


Frostburg, MD
Maryland US

Author's Bio

Stephen Dunn is the author of over fifteen collections of poetry. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for his 2001 collection, Different Hours and received an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He also won three National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowships, Guggenheim Fellowship, and Rockefeller Foundations Fellowship. Dunn died at the age of eighty-two on June 24, 2021.

Publications & Prizes

Here and Now (Norton, 2012)
What Goes On: Selected & New Poems (Norton, 2009)
Different Hours (W. W. Norton & Company, 2000)
Riffs & Reciprocities (W. W. Norton & Company, 1998)
Loosestrife (W. W. Norton & Company, 1996)
New & Selected Poems: 1974-1994 (W. W. Norton & Company, 1994)
Landscape at the End of the Century (W. W. Norton & Company, 1991)
Between Angels (W. W. Norton & Company, 1989)
Prizes won: 

Pulitzer Prize -- for Different Hours Paterson Prize for Sustained Literary Achievement; Academy Award in Literature

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Canada by Richard Ford, No Hurry: poems 2000-2012 by Michael Blumenthal, Writers Writing Dying by C.K. Williams, Space, in Chains by Laura Kasischke, Recklessness by Dean Young

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Forest Hills, NY
New York
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Brooklyn, NY
New York
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Last update: Jun 28, 2021