Garnet Poems: An Anthology of Connecticut Poetry Since 1776 (Hardcover)
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About the Author
Dennis Barone is a Professor of English and Director of the American Studies Program at Saint Joseph College in West Hartford, Connecticut. A graduate of Bard College, he received his Ph.D. in American Civilization from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1992 he held the Thomas Jefferson Chair, a distinguished Fulbright lecturing award, in the Netherlands, and in 1997 he received the America Award for fiction. His many books include AMERICA/TRATTABILI (Bordighera Press, 2011), PARALLEL LINES (Shearsman Books, 2011), FIELD REPORT (Quale Press, 2011), NORTH ARROW (Quale Press, 2008), PRECISE MACHINE (Quale Press, 2006), THE WALLS OF CIRCUMSTANCE (Avec Books, 2004), TEMPLE OF THE RAT (Left Hand Books, 2000), THE RETURNS (Sun & Moon Press, 1996) and ON THE BUS: SELECTED STORIES (BlazeVOX [books], 2012).
Author of six previous poetry collections, Dick Allen has received poetry writing fellowships from the NEA, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, as well as the Robert Frost Prize for Poetry and The Hart Crane Poetry Prize. He recently retired from his position as Charles A. Dana Endowed Chair Professor at the University of Bridgeport.