Martin Galvin (poet)
Martin George Galvin
|Born||Martin George Galvin|
February 11, 1937
Mount Airy, Philadelphia, U.S
|Alma mater||Villanova University|
University of Maryland, College Park
|Notable awards||Columbia Prize for poetry|
Galvin grew up in Mount Airy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Catholic schools including St. John's High School, Manayunk, Pennsylvania, from which he graduated in a class of 15. After graduating from Villanova University with a BA degree in Liberal Arts he continued his education and received his Masters and his Ph.D. degrees in American Literature from the University of Maryland, College Park while teaching literature at St. Joseph's College, Emmitsburg, Maryland. After moving to the Washington, D.C. area in the early 1970s, he taught creative writing and poetry at Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, Maryland. He currently teaches at the Writer's Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
His poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Best American Poetry 1997, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, D.C. Poets Against the War, Delaware Poetry Review, Four Quarters, Midwest Quarterly, Orion, Poet Lore, Poetry, Poetry East, and Texas Review.
This section lacks ISBNs for the books listed in it. (April 2015)
- "PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE". Atlantic Monthly. August 1998.
- "THE TOAD IN THE GARDEN; SUMMER HOUSE; FISH, HERON, RIVER". Delaware Review. 2007.
- "Sounding the Atlantic," (Broadkill River Press, 2010) ISBN 978-09826030-1-7
- Circling Out. Finishing Line Press. 2007. ISBN 978-1-59924-145-6.
- Appetites (Bogg Publications, 2000) OP
- Making Beds (Sedwick House, 1989) OP
- Wild Card (Washington Writers Publishing House, 1989) ISBN 0-931846-34-X
- Hamill, Sam; Anderson, Sally, eds. (2003). "Army Burn Ward". Poets against the War. Thunder's Mouth Press. ISBN 978-1-56025-539-0.
- Tate, James; Lehman, David, eds. (1997). "Introductions". The Best American Poetry 1997. Simon and Schuster. ISBN 978-0-684-81452-0.
- "The Poet Upstairs", Washington Writers Publishing House, 1997;
- "70 on the 70's", Ashland College, 1981;
- "Anthology of Magazine Verse", Los Angeles, 1981, 1983, 1985;
- "Songs from Unsung Worlds", Boston, 1985;
"[https://www.innisfreepoetryjournal.org[ Innisfree 15, fall 2012. A Closer Look: Martin Galvin, plus a selection of 20 poems.
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