Concord, Massachusetts

Two weeks of talks, readings, and discussions celebrating the written and the spoken word.

Fred Marchant

Events: A Tribute to William Stafford

Book: House on Water, House in Air: New and Selected Poems

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Fred Marchant is editor of Another world Instead: The Early Poems of William Stafford, 1937-1947. He is also the author of three books of poetry: Tipping Point, winner of the 1993 Washington Prize from The Word Works; Full Moon Boat, and House on Water, House in Air: New and Selected Poems. A fourth collection, the Looking Glass House, is forthcoming from Graywolf Press.

Dr. Marchant is also the co-translator, with Nguyen Ba Chung, of From a corner of My Yard, a collection of poetry by the contemporary Vietnamese poet Tran Dang Khoa. Dr. Marchant teaches at Suffolk University, where he is Professor of English and Director of the Creative Writing Program as well as the founder of the Suffolk University Poetry Center. He has been recipient of fellowships from the Ucross foundation, the Yaddo Foundation, and the McDowell Colony.