G.C. Waldrep

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G.C. Waldrep
Born 1968
South Boston, Virginia
Nationality American
Education Harvard University;
Duke University;
University of Iowa
Genres Poetry

G.C. Waldrep (born 1968 South Boston, Virginia as George Calvin Waldrep III) is an American poet and historian.

Biography[edit]

Waldrep earned undergraduate and doctoral degrees in History at Harvard University and Duke University, respectively, before receiving an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Iowa.[1]

He was visiting professor at Kenyon College,[2] and editor of Kenyon Review. He currently teaches at Bucknell University,[3] where he directs the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets and edits the journal West Branch.[3] He also serves as Editor-at-Large for The Kenyon Review.[4]

His work has appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, Boston Review, Colorado Review, Gettysburg Review, New American Writing,[5] American Letters & Commentary, Seneca Review,[6] Tin House, Quarterly West, Octopus, Harper's, Gulf Coast[7] and elsewhere.

In 2010 he was appointed to be the final judge of the Akron Poetry Prize.[8]

Awards[edit]

  • Academy of American Poets
  • North Carolina Arts Council
  • 2001 Illinois Prize for history
  • 2003 Colorado Prize for Poetry, for Goldbeater's Skin
  • 2005 Campbell Corner Poetry Prize
  • 2006 Alice Fay di Castagnola Award, Poetry Society of America
  • 2007 NEA grant [2]
  • 2008 Dorset Prize, for Archicembalo

Work[edit]

Non-Fiction[edit]

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