Daniel Hall (poet)
Daniel J. Hall (born 1952) is an award-winning American poet.
He was a judge for the James Laughlin awards.
He currently lives in Amherst, Massachusetts[page needed] and is Writer-in-Residence at Amherst College. He is on the editorial board of the literary magazine The Common, based at Amherst College.
- Ingram Merrill Foundation,
- National Endowment for the Arts
- Guggenheim Foundation
- 1998 Whiting Award
- 1996 National Poetry Series for Under Sleep
- 1992-1993 Amy Lowell Traveling Scholar
- 1990 Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition, for Hermit with Landscape (Yale, 1990), selected by James Merrill
- Hermit with Landscape, (Yale, 1990)
- Strange Relation, National Poetry Series 1995
- Under Sleep, Phoenix Poets, University of Chicago, 2007, ISBN 978-0-226-31332-0.
“Daniel Hall’s work reminds us that a poet’s sharp-sightedness, the whole business of ‘getting things right,’ is a matter of far more than accuracy. It’s a matter of—inescapably—thanksgiving.
Daniel Hall’s poetry also negotiates autobiography and desire, and much of his new collection, Under Sleep, pairs an impulse to elegy (it is dedicated to his late partner) with a love of perceptual activity, that impressionistic seeing and feeling that comes from the conflicting currents of mind and body and is the backbone of so much lyric poetry.
- Hall, Daniel (1990), Hermit with Landscape, Yale University Press
- Hall, Daniel (1996), Strange Relation, Penguin Books
- aapone (31 December 1979). "James Laughlin Award".
- "Faculty & Staff - Hall, Daniel J. - Amherst College".
- "About - The Common". 27 January 2012.
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- Brad Leithauser, Getting Things Right, The New York Review of Books, Volume 43, Number 14 · September 19, 1996
- Getting to the point: Memorable verse ranges from the darkly comic to the impressionistic, The Chicago Tribune, Katie Peterson, August 04, 2007
- MASSBOOKS OF THE YEAR/POETRY