Alfred Corn’s tenth book of poems, titled Tables, appeared in January 2013 with Press53.  He has also published a novel, titled Part of His Story; two collections of essays; and The Poem’s Heartbeat, a study of prosody. His work as a poet brought him the Guggenheim fellowship, the NEA, an Award in Literature from the Academy of Arts and Letters, and one from the Academy of American Poets. He has taught at Yale, Columbia, and UCLA. He spends 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 and returned as a Life Fellow for a second residency in 2013. His first ebook, Transatlantic Bridge: A Concise Guide to the Differences between British and American English, was published in 2012.  In 2014 Barrow Street Press published his eleventh volume of poems, titled Unions, and Eyewear will publish his second novel, titled Miranda’s Book.   


Coming in 2014:

Miranda's Book
(fiction novel)


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