Elliott Coleman was born in Binghamton, New York, in 1906. He published more than a dozen poetry collections, including The Poems of Elliott Coleman (1936), Broken Death (1964), and One Hundred Poems (1972). He also translated several volumes of other authors’ work, including Studies in Human Time (1956) and The Interior Distance (1959) by Georges Poulet. Coleman taught at Johns Hopkins University where he founded the Department of Writing, Speech and Drama. He died in 1980.
Audio Recordings with Elliott Coleman
- Mona Van Duyn and Elliott Coleman reading their poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, November 22, 1971