From 2000 to 2006, he served as Poet Laureate of Maine. In 2000, he was writer in residence at the University of South Dakota. Since 2002, he has taught in the Stonecoast MFA program at the University of Southern Maine, and since 2009, Fairfield University.
He founded the Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching at The Frost Place in Franconia, New Hampshire and is currently director of educational outreach at the Frost Place. He has lived in Cabot and Montpelier, Vermont.
- Frederick Bock Prize from Poetry
- Kathryn A. Morton Prize
- Bread Loaf fellowship
- National Endowment for the Arts fellowship
- 1998 Guggenheim Fellowship
- Impenitent Notes, CavanKerry Press, 2011
- Scattered Chapters: New and Selected Poems, Sarabande Books, 2008
- Carthage Illuminated Sea Press, 2005
- Subject Matter Sarabande Books, 2004
- Mulroney and Others Sarabande Books, 2000
- When Sarabande Books, 1997
- Atoms, Soul Music and Other Poems Paris Review Editions, 1989
- Good Trembling, Houghton Mifflin, 1985
- The White Words Houghton Mifflin, 1983
- Teach Us That Peace, Piscataqua Press, 2013
- The Poetry Life: Ten Stories CavanKerry Press, 2008
- The Road Washes Out in Spring: A Poet's Memoir of Living Off the Grid UPNE, 2006
- A Surge of Language: Teaching Poetry Day by Day, co-author David Cappella, Heinemann, 2004
- Teaching the Art of Poetry: The Moves, co-author David Cappella, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2000
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 21, 2010. Retrieved May 23, 2010.
- Bio, baronwormser.com. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. Retrieved May 23, 2010.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 25, 2010. Retrieved May 23, 2010.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on April 22, 2010. Retrieved May 23, 2010.
- Books, baronwormser.com. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
- Author's website
- A Good Read: Baron Wormser, PBS
- "A Quiet Life" by Baron Wormser, The Writer's Almanac, Jun. 2, 2008. From Scattered Chapters by permission.
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