Concord, MassachusettsTwo weeks of talks, readings, and discussions celebrating the written and the spoken word.
Hank Phillippi Ryan
Events: Poets with New Books
Book: The Net
Daniel Tobin is the author of seven books of poems: Where the World Is Made, Double Life, The Narrows, Second Things, Belated Heavens (winner of the Massachusetts Book Award in Poetry), The Net, and the book-length poem From Nothing, along with the critical studies Passage to the Center: Imagination and the Sacred in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney and Awake in America: On Irish American Poetry.
He is the editor of The Book of Irish American Poetry from the Eighteenth Century to the Present, Light in Hand: The Selected Early Poems of Lola Ridge, Poet’s Work, Poet’s PLay: Essays on the Practice and the Art and The Collected Early Poems of Lola Ridge. The Stone Air, his suite of versions after the poetry of Paul Celan, is forthcoming from Salmon Press. Blood Labors, his eighth book of poems, is forthcoming from Four Ways Books.
Among Tobin’s awards are “The Discovery/The Nation Award,” the Robert Penn Warren Award, the Robert Frost Fellowship, the Katherine Bakeless Nason Prize, and creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. He teaches at Emerson College in Boston.