Paul Legault

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Paul Legault
Paul Legault sketch.jpg
line drawing of Paul Legault
Born (1985-06-25) June 25, 1985 (age 29)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Education University of Virginia (MFA)
University of Southern California (BFA)
Occupation Writer, translator, publisher

Paul Legault (p-O-l LUH-goh; born June 25, 1985) is a Canadian American poet.

Life[edit]

Legault was born in Ontario and raised in Tennessee.[1] He graduated from the University of Southern California, where he obtained a BFA in screenwriting and the University of Virginia, where he earned an MFA in creative writing.[2]

He is a co-founder of the translation press Telephone Books.[3] Since 2010, his output has taken on characteristics similar to Kenneth Koch works such as One Thousand Avant-Garde Plays, with absurdist miniature dialogues between animate, inanimate, or abstract characters. In 2012, he released terse English-to-English translations of Emily Dickinson's poetry.

His writing has been published in The Awl, Boston Review, Denver Quarterly,[4] Field, Pleiades and other journals.

He lives in St. Louis, Missouri,[5] and serves as a writer-in-residence at Washington University in St. Louis.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Omnidawn". Omnidawn. Retrieved March 4, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Taking a Poetic Path > News > USC College". College.usc.edu. Retrieved March 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ "About Telephone Journal". Telephonejournal.org. Retrieved March 4, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Past". Denverquarterly.com. Retrieved March 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Reading Series presents: Gabrielle Calvocoressi and Paul Legault — The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative". Thebridgepai.com. November 16, 2010. Retrieved March 4, 2011. 

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