Reginald Gibbons

Poet, Author

1947 –

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Who is Reginald Gibbons?

Reginald Gibbons is an American poet, fiction writer, translator, literary critic, artist, and Professor of English, Classics, and Spanish and Portuguese at Northwestern University. Gibbons has also published numerous essays and reviews, held Guggenheim and NEA fellowships in poetry, and has won the Anisfield Wolf Book Award, the Carl Sandburg Prize, the Folger Shakespeare Library's 2004 O. B. Hardison, Jr. Poetry Prize, and other honors, among them the inclusion of his work in Best American Poetry and Pushcart Prize anthologies. His book, Creatures of a Day, was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award for poetry. His most recent book is Slow Trains Overhead: Chicago Poems and Stories.

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Born
Jan 7, 1947
Houston
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University
    Spanish Language
    ( - 1969)
  • PhD, Stanford University
    Comparative literature
    ( - 1974)
Lived in
  • Evanston

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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