Paumanok Poetry Award

I'm one of the runnersup for the Paumanok Poetry Award, which is more than just a consolation prize: I'll be giving a reading next year down on Long Island, at SUNY Farmingdale, which will be cool because I don't get down that way very often & the award pays enough that I'll be able to stay in NYC for a couple of days & go to museums & bookstores.

Author: jd

Joseph Duemer is Professor of Literature Emeritus at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press. Since the mid-1990s he has spent a good deal of time in Vietnam, mostly Hanoi. He lives with his wife Carole & five terriers (four Jack Russells & one Patterdale) on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.

4 thoughts on “Paumanok Poetry Award”

  1. That’s great news. I loved the poem you published in The Sun too. Sabbatical arrives just as you hit a new stride marked by wide vision and that urgency that comes with good storytelling. You seem to be enjoying the work too.

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