TITLE: Stanley Plumly: 2008 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Stanley Plumly
EVENT DATE: 09/27/2008
RUNNING TIME: 23 minutes
Poet Stanley Plumly appears at the National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Stanley Plumly is the author of 10 collections of poetry, including "In the Outer Dark" (1970), "Out-of-the-Body Travel" (1977) and "Old Heart: Poems" (W.W. Norton, 2007). His works of nonfiction include his latest book, "Posthumous Keats: A Personal Biography" (W.W. Norton, 2008). He is the recipient of the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Award, the William Carlos Williams Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Ingram-Merrill Foundation Award, a National Endowment for the Arts grant and six Pushcart Prizes, among other honors. He edited the Ohio Review (1970-1975) and the Iowa Review (1976-1978) and has taught at numerous institutions across the country, as well as at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference (1978-1979). He is a professor of English at the University of Maryland at College Park and lives in Gaithersburg, Md.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2008