Ed Roberson

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Ed Roberson
Alma materUniversity of Pittsburgh
Notable awardsPEN/Voelcker Award for Poetry

Ed Roberson (born 1939) is an American poet.


Roberson was born and raised in Pittsburgh and graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1970,[1] and later completed graduate work at Goddard College.[2] He then served as a faculty member in the Department of English at the University of Pittsburgh[1] and at Rutgers University until 2002.[3] Since 2007, he has been a visiting writer and artist in Residence at the Northwestern University School of Professional Studies[4] and has also taught at the University of Chicago and Columbia College. He is Artist-in-Residence at Northwestern University.[2]

His work appears in Callaloo[5][6]




  • "From: Picking Up the Tune, the Universe and Planets", Electronic Poetry Center
  • "VI. Cape Journal: At Sand Pile", Electronic Poetry Center
  • Closest Pronunciation: Poems. Northwestern University Press. 31 January 2013. ISBN 978-0-8101-2892-7.
  • To See the Earth Before the End of the World. Wesleyan University Press. 2010. ISBN 978-0-8195-6950-9.[10]
  • City Eclogue. Atelos. 2006. ISBN 978-1-891190-23-0.
  • Atmosphere conditions. Sun & Moon Press. 2000. ISBN 978-1-55713-392-2.
  • Voices cast out to talk us in: poems. University of Iowa Press. 1995. ISBN 978-0-87745-510-3.
  • Etai-eken. University of Pittsburgh Press. 1975. ISBN 978-0-8229-5263-3.
  • When thy king is a boy: poems. University of Pittsburgh Press. 1970.



  1. ^ a b Blake, Sharon S. (2012-01-23). "Pitt Celebrates Black History Month With World Premiere Screening of Thaddeus Mosley: Sculptor". Pitt Chronicle. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh. Retrieved 2012-01-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Ed Roberson". Poets.org. Retrieved 2012-01-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-29. Retrieved 2009-06-30. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.northwestern.edu/writing-arts/writers/residence/fall2007.html
  5. ^ http://muse.jhu.edu/login?uri=/journals/callaloo/v029/29.1roberson03.html
  6. ^ http://muse.jhu.edu/login?uri=/journals/callaloo/v025/25.4roberson07.html
  7. ^ https://www.pw.org/about-us/news-releases/ed_roberson_wins_jackson_poetry_prize_70000_award
  8. ^ Maggie Galehouse (March 1, 2016). "PEN Literary Award winners announced". Chron. Retrieved March 2, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "2016 PEN Literary Award Winners". PEN. March 1, 2016. Retrieved March 2, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ http://www.upne.com/0-8195-6950-X.html

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