Don Share, 2018 Poetry by the Sea Lecturer

Don Share is the editor of POETRY magazine. His most recent books are Wishbone (Black Sparrow), Union (Eyewear), and Bunting's Persia (Flood Editions); his critical edition of Basil Bunting's poems was published by Faber and Faber, a Times (London) Book of the Year. His translations of Miguel Hernández, awarded the Times Literary Supplement Translation Prize and Premio Valle Inclán, were published in a revised and expanded edition by New York Review Books. His other books include Seneca in English (Penguin Classics), Squandermania (Salt), and The Open Door: 100 Poems, 100 Years of POETRY Magazine (University of Chicago Press), co-edited with Christian Wiman, a sequel to which, Who Reads Poetry: 50 Views from POETRY Magazine, has just been published. His work at POETRY has been recognized with three National Magazine Awards for editorial excellence from the American Society of Magazine Editors, and a CLMP (Community of Literary Magazines and Presses) "Firecracker" Award for Best Poetry Magazine. He received a VIDA Award in 2015 for his contributions to American literature and literary community.


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