Thomas Centolella

Poet

Author's Bio

Syracuse University--BA, English Lit & Creative Writing; SUNY at Buffalo--MFA, Poetry; Stanford University--Stegner Fellowship.

Teaches at College of Marin and various San Francisco Bay Area private workshops.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Almost Human (Tupelo Press, 2017)
,
Views from along the Middle Way (Copper Canyon Press, 2002)
,
Lights & Mysteries (Copper Canyon Press, 1995)
,
Terra Firma (Copper Canyon Press, 1990)
Prizes won: 

Lannan Literary Award, Guggenehim Fellowship, American Book Award, Publication in the National Poetry Series, California Book Award, Northern California Book Award, Wallace Stegner Fellowship, Dorset Prize (Tupelo Press).

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Selected Poems by Tomas Transtromer, Selected Poems by Wislawa Szymborska, Zero K by Don Delillo, A Manual for Cleaning Women + Evening in Paradise by Lucia Berlin

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Arab American, Italian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Raised in: 
NY
New York
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Last update: May 24, 2019