Dean Young

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General Information

Name: Dean Young

Pen Name: None

Genres: Poetry

Born: 1955 in Columbia, Pennsylvania.

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

Dean Young taught at Loyola University in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Young has taught at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, in the low-residency M.F.A. program at Warren Wilson College, and at Loyola University, in Chicago. He is currently the William Livingston Chair of Poetry at the University of Texas, in Austin.

Published Works

  • Strike Anywhere, University Press of Colorado, 1995
  • First Course In Turbulence , University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999
  • Skid, University of Pittsburth, 2002
  • Elegy On Toy Piano , University of Pittsburgh, 2005
  • Embryoyo: New Poems , McSweeney, 2007
  • The Art of Recklessness: Poetry as Assertive Force and Contradiction, Greywolf, 2010
  • Fall Higher, Copper Canyon Press, 2012
  • Bender: New and Selected Poems, Copper Canyon Press, 2012

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Skid (Pitt Poetry Series)

ISBN: 0822957809
Release Date: 2002-01-31

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Elegy On Toy Piano (Pitt Poetry Series)

ISBN: 0822958724
Release Date: 2005-01-28

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Embryoyo: New Poems

ISBN: 1932416692
Release Date: 2007-01-10

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The Art of Recklessness: Poetry as Assertive Force and Contradiction

ISBN: 1555975623
Release Date: 2010-07-20

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Fall Higher

ISBN: 1556594011
Release Date: 2012-10-30

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Bender: New and Selected Poems

ISBN: 1556594038
Release Date: 2012-10-30

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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