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Paul Zimmer
15 Oct 1993
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Author of over a dozen poetry collections, Paul Zimmer ranks as one of America‘s best known poets. He has received two NEA fellowships, the Helen Bullis Memorial Award, two Pushcart Prizes, and an American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. In 1998, his book The Great Bird of Love was selected for the National Poetry Series. Also an editor, Zimmer has directed the university presses at Georgia, Iowa, and Pittsburgh, and was instrumental in the foundation of the Pitt Poetry Series (which has published most of the poets appearing in the Poetry-in-the-Round series in recent memory). His latest book is Crossing to Sunlight: Selected Poems, a substantial retrospective of his most famous work.
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