From left to right: Emma Crockford , Claudia Inglessis, Marie Howe, Kelly Sheng, and Aidan Wertz
18th Robert Creeley Award Winner
17th Robert Creeley Award Winner
The Robert Creeley Foundation is delighted to announce our 18th Annual Robert Creeley Award winner, poet and prose writer Mark Doty. Mark your calendars for his public reading March 20th at 7:30 PM at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School auditorium, 36 Charter Road, Acton, Massachusetts.
Praised by the New York Times for his "dazzling, tactile grasp of the world,"Mark Doty is the author of nine books of poetry, including Deep Lane (April 2015), Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems, which won the 2008 National Book Award, and My Alexandria, for which he was the first American to receive Great Britain's T.S. Eliot Prize. The collection also won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is also the author of three memoirs: the New York Times-bestselling Dog Years, Firebird, and Heaven's Coast, as well as a book about craft and criticism, The Art of Description: World Into Word. Doty has received two NEA fellowships, Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundation Fellowships, a Lila Wallace/Readers Digest Award, and the Witter Byner Prize. For more information see https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/mark-doty
18th Annual Robert Creeley Award Tuesday, March 20th, 7:30 PM
Acton-Boxborough Regional High School
36 Charter Road