8-11-2004 – Vivian Shipley

11 Aug

August 11th, Vivian Shipley
Vivian Shipley
 — editor of Connecticut Review, is the Connecticut State University Distinguished Professor. In 2001, she won the Robert Frost Foundation Poetry Prize, and the Daniel Varoujan Prize from the New England Poetry Club. In 2000, she won the Marble Faun Award for Poetry from the William Faulkner Society, the Thin Air Magazine Poetry Prize from Northern Arizona University and was named Faculty Scholar at Southern Connecticut State University where she teaches creative writing. She also won the Lucille Medwick Award from The Poetry Society of America, the Ann Stanford Prize from the University of Southern California, the Reader’s Choice Award from Prairie Schooner, the Sonora Review Poetry Prize from the University of Arizona, the So To Speak Poetry Prize from George Mason University, the Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize from Passages North, the John Z. Bennett Award for Poetry from University of Southwest Louisiana, and the Hackney Literary Award for Poetry from Birmingham-Southern College. She has published nine books of poetry including How Many Stones?, winner of the Devil’s Millhopper Contest (University of South Carolina-Aiken, 1998), Crazy Quilt, a 2000 Paterson Poetry Prize Finalist (Hanover Press, 1999), Fair Haven (Negative Capability Press, 2000), which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, Echo and Anger, Still (Southeastern Louisiana University Press, 2000) and Down of Hawk (Sow’s Ear Press, 2001). (host – Peter)

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