blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Stanley Plumly's work has been honored with the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Award and nominations for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the William Carlos Williams Award, and the Academy of American Poets' Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. He has received a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts Awards, Pushcart Prizes, an Ingram-Merrill Foundation Award, and an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Plumly's most recent book is Now That My Father Lies Down Beside Me: New and Selected Poems, 1970-2000. He has taught at many universities around the country, including the Universities of Iowa, Michigan, and Washington; Ohio University; Princeton; Columbia; the University of Houston; and New York University. He is currently a Distinguished University Professor and Professor of English at the University of Maryland.  

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