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Alfred Corn has published eight previous books of poems, the most recent titled Contradictions. He has also published a novel, titled Part of His Story; two collections of essays; and The Poem’s Heartbeat, a study of prosody. Fellowships for his poetry include the Guggenheim, the NEA, an Award in Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters, and one from the Academy of American Poets. Poetry magazine awarded him the Levinson, Blumenthal, and Dillon prizes. He has taught writing at Yale, Columbia, Oklahoma State University, and UCLA. Since 2005, he has spent part of every year in the U.K., and Pentameters Theatre in London staged his play Lowell’s Bedlam in the spring of 2011. In 2012, he was a Visiting Fellow of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, preparing a translation of Rilke’s Duino Elegies. His first ebook, Transatlantic Bridge: A Concise Guide to the Differences between British and American English, was published in 2012. When in the U.S., he lives in Hopkinton, Rhode Island.

Other poems by Alfred Corn in Verse Daily:
November 29, 2002:  Olfactory "A wash and wallop nothing had prepared..."

Books by Alfred Corn:

Other poems on the web by Alfred Corn:
Thirty-six poems
Six poems
"Playing Posthumous"
"Alice's Rules"
"Dinner Theater"

Alfred Corn According to Wikipedia.

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