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Individual Author Record

General Information


Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Poetry

Born: in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Illinois Connection

Ed Roberson is Distinguished Artist in Residence at Northwestern University and lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ed Roberson is the author of numerous books of poetry, including Voices Cast Out to Talk Us In, a winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, His Atmosphere Conditions was selected for the National Poetry Series and nominated for the Lenore Marshall Award from the Academy of American Poets. He is a recipient of the Lila Wallace Writers' Award and the 2008 Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- ''Voices Cast Out to Talk Us In '' -- *Iowa Poetry Prize