Sherod Santos

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Sherod Santos (born September 9, 1948 in Greenville, South Carolina) is an American poet, essayist and professor.[1] His most recent poetry collection is forthcoming, The Intricated Soul: New & Selected Poems (W.W. Norton, 2010). His work has appeared in literary journals and magazines including Antioch Review,[2] The New Yorker,[3] The Paris Review,[4] The Nation,[5] Poetry, The Yale Review, American Poetry Review, The New York Times Book Review, The Kenyon Review, and Parnassus.

His many honors and awards include Guggenheim, National Endowment for the Arts and Ingram Merrill fellowships, and Pushcart prizes. His book, The Pilot Star Elegies (W.W. Norton, 2000), was a finalist for the 1999 National Book Award;[6] and from 1990 to 1997, Santos served as external examiner and poet-in-residence at the Poets' House in Portmuck, Northern Ireland, and in 1999 he received an Award for Literary Excellence from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.[7]

Santos was born in South Carolina and graduated from San Diego State University with a B.A. and M.A., and studied at the University of California, Irvine and the University of Utah. He is a professor of English at the University of Missouri.[8]

Honors and awards[edit]

Published works[edit]

Full-Length Poetry Collections

Essay Collections


  1. ^ International Who's Who in Poetry 2004. Taylor & Francis. 2004. ISBN 978-1-85743-178-0. 
  2. ^ Kingsley, J.D. (2004). The Antioch Review. Antioch Review, Incorporated. ISSN 0003-5769. Retrieved 2014-10-11. 
  3. ^ "Page not found - The New Yorker". Retrieved 2014-10-11. 
  4. ^
  5. ^ "Home | The Nation". Retrieved 2014-10-11. 
  6. ^ National Book Foundation > National Book Awards > 1999
  7. ^ "Sherod Santos | Academy of American Poets". Retrieved 2014-10-11. 
  8. ^ "santoss". Retrieved 2014-10-11. 
  9. ^ "Sherod Santos - John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation". Retrieved 2014-10-11. 

External links[edit]