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
Genre 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

Bibliography[edit]

Non-Fiction[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Could Not Find - Authors - BOA Editions". boaeditions.org. Retrieved 2015-04-28. 
  2. ^ a b National Endowment for the Arts. "NEA Writers' Corner: G.C. Waldrep". web.archive.org. Retrieved 2015-04-28. 
  3. ^ a b "G. C. Waldrep || Bucknell University". web.archive.org. Retrieved 2015-04-28. 
  4. ^ "Masthead". kenyonreview.org. Retrieved 2015-04-28. 
  5. ^ New American Writing (no. 24). Oink! Press. 2006. ISSN 0893-7842. Retrieved 2015-04-28. 
  6. ^ Hobart Student Association; Hobart College; William Smith College; William Smith Student Association (2005). The Seneca Review (v. 35-36). Hobart Student Association. ISSN 0037-2145. Retrieved 2015-04-28. 
  7. ^ G.C. Waldrep. "Tea Ceremony". Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts. Retrieved 2012-06-27. 
  8. ^ "The University of Akron : 2014 Akron Poetry Prize Winner". uakron.edu. Retrieved 2015-04-28. 

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