William Fuller (poet)

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William Fuller (born 1953) is a U.S. poet born in Barrington, Illinois. He received his bachelor's degree magna cum laude in English from Lawrence University in 1975.[1] In 1983, Fuller received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Virginia, writing his dissertation on Sir Thomas Browne.[2]

He published his first full-length book, byt, with the Oakland, CA-based publisher O Books in 1989. Some of Fuller's other books include The Sugar Borders (1993), Aether (1998), Sadly (2003), Watchword (2006), Three Replies (2008),[3] and Hallucination (2011).[4]

Some of Fuller's chapbook publications include The Coal Jealousies (1987), The Central Reader (1998), Three Poems (2000), Roll (2000), Avoid Activity (2003), Dry Land (2007),[5] and Three Replies (2008).[3] A biographical note published in Sadly calls attention to Fuller's twenty years of employment at The Northern Trust Corporation of Chicago, where he is senior vice president and chief fiduciary officer.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Lawrence University Alumnus, Poet William Fuller Gives Reading". Lawrence University News Blog. February 16, 2005. Retrieved December 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ this biographical detail comes from the introductory remarks to the audio lecture of Fuller's lecture "A Restatement of Trysts" (see external links for link)
  3. ^ a b Barque Press: Three Reptiles publication page
  4. ^ "Contributor's Note" from Dear Navigator
  5. ^ http://www.cambridgepoetry.org/equipage.htm
  6. ^ "Third Factory Works Received Current". 


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