Alan Shapiro (poet)
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Who is Alan Shapiro?
Alan Shapiro is an American poet and professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is the author of nine poetry books, including Tantalus in Love, Song and Dance, and The Dead Alive and Busy.
- born on (62 years ago) in Boston
- nationality: United States of America
- education: Bachelor of Arts (Latin honors) at Brandeis University, graduated in
- profession: Professor, poet
- written works: "The Dead Alive and Busy", "The Last Happy Occasion", "Old War: Poems", "After the digging", "Night of the Republic"
- some of the nominations and awards:
- Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada (Poetry)
- nominated to National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography - "The Last Happy Occasion"
- Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award - "The Dead Alive and Busy"
- Ambassador Book Award for Poetry - "Old War: Poems"
- nominated to National Book Award for Poetry - "Night of the Republic"
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