Reg Saner

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Reg Saner (born 1931, Jacksonville, Illinois) is an American poet.

Life[edit]

He graduated from St. Norbert College, near Green Bay, Wisconsin.

He served as an infantry platoon leader in the Korean War.

He studied at University of Illinois, an received a Fulbright Scholarship to study at University of Florence.

In the early 1960s he married Anne.[1]

From September 1962, to December 1998, he taught at the University of Colorado at Boulder.[2]

He lives in Boulder, Colorado.[3]

Awards[edit]

  • 1975 Walt Whitman Award
  • 1981 National Poetry Series open competition
  • 1983 Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts
  • 1998 Wallace Stegner award
  • 1999 Boulder, Colorado city's first poet laureate

Works[edit]

Poetry[edit]

Non-fiction[edit]

  • "Soldier Poets, a Gadfly, and the Long-Haired Persian" (PDF). WLA Journal. Fall–Winter 2000. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 12, 2006. 
  • The Four-Cornered Falcon: Essays on the Interior West and the Natural Scene. Johns Hopkins. 1993. ISBN 978-0-8018-4449-2.  (Kodansha paperback, 1994)
  • Reaching Keet Seel: Ruin’s Echo & the Anasazi (University Press of Utah, 1998)
  • The Dawn Collector: On My Way to the Natural World Center for American Places 2005

Anthologies[edit]

  • Lorrie Goldensohn, ed. (2006). American war poetry: an anthology. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-13310-4. 
  • Short Takes (Norton, 2005)
  • Old Glory: American War Poems from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism (Persea, 2004)
  • Poetry Comes Up Where It Can (University of Utah Press, 2000)
  • Orpheus & Company (University Press of New England, 1999)
  • Generations. Penguin. 1998. ISBN 978-0-14-058784-5. 

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