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Bruce Weigl

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Bruce Weigl is the author of numerous collections of poetry including The Monkey Wars (University of Georgia, 1985); The Song of Napalm (Grove, 1988); What Saves Us (Triquarterly, 1992); Sweet Lorain (Triquarterly, 1996); Archaeology of the Circle (Grove, 1999); After the Others (Triquarterly, 1999); The Unraveling Strangeness (Grove, 2002); and Declension in the Village of Chung Luong (Ausable, 2006). His work has appeared in the New Yorker, the Paris Review, Harpers, and many other publications.

In 2006 he was awarded a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry. His other awards include the Paterson Poetry Prize, Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Yaddo Foundation, two Pushcart Prizes, and the Poet’s Prize from the Academy of American Poets.

Prizes, Awards & Fellowships
  • 2006 Lannan Literary Award for Poetry