Cynthia Huntington

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Cynthia Huntington is an American poet, memoirist and a professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College.[1] In 2004 she was named Poet Laureate of New Hampshire.[2]

Life and career[edit]

Huntington has published several books of poetry, most recently Heavenly Bodies (Southern Illinois University Press, 2012), a finalist for the National Book Award. She has published poems in numerous literary journals and magazines including TriQuarterly, The Michigan Quarterly Review, Harvard Review, Cimarron Review, AGNI,[3] Ploughshares,[4] and Massachusetts Review, and in anthologies including The Best American Erotic Poems: From 1800 to the Present (Sribner, 2008) and Contemporary Poetry of New England (Middlebury College Press, 2002).

She was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania, and received her M.A. from The Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. She is Professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College.

Awards and honors[edit]

Huntington has received grants from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council, as well as two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. Other awards include: the Robert Frost Prize from The Frost Place in Franconia, New Hampshire, the Jane Kenyon Award in Poetry, and the Emily Clark Balch Prize.[7]




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