Frank Bidart


Frank Bidart
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Frank Bidart is the author of numerous books of poetry, including most recently Music Like Dirt (Sarabande Books, 2002). He is co-editor, with David Gewanter, of Robert Lowell's Collected Poems (2003). He has received the Academy's Wallace Stevens Award, the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Foundation Writer's Award, the Morton Dauwen Zabel Award given by the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Shelley Award of the Poetry Society of America, and The Paris Review's first Bernard F. Conners Prize for "The War of Vaslav Nijinsky" in 1981. He was elected a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets in 2003. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts and teaches at Wellesley College.

Ploughshares issues edited by this author:

Fall 1975 Poetry & Fiction

Ploughshares articles by this author:

Title Section Season
With Each Fresh Death the Soul Rediscovers Woe Poetry Winter 2006-07
Injunction Poetry Fall 2001
Genesis 1-2:4 Poetry Spring 1983
On Ralph Hamilton Nonfiction Spring 1982
Catullus: Odi et amo Poetry Summer 1980
The Sacrifice Poetry Summer 1979
A Few Quotations Nonfiction Fall 1975
Ellen West Poetry Fall 1975

Books by the Author:

In the Western Night, Collected Poems 1965-90 ( June 1991 )
Star Dust ( June 2005 )



This bio was last updated on 12/05/2006.