William Logan

William Logan’s writes poetry and a little criticism. He has published eleven books of poetry and eight books of essays and reviews. Logan has received, among other honors, the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, the Aiken Taylor Award in Modern American Poetry, the Staige D. Blackford Prize for Nonfiction, the inaugural Randall Jarrell Award in Poetry Criticism, the Corrington Medal for Literary Excellence, the Peter I. B. Lavan Younger Poets Award, and the Allen Tate Prize.  He lives with the poet and artist Debora Greger in Gainesville, Florida, and Cambridge, England.

  • Logan | Steidle

    The brief, impersonal, conversations they had together were creating that peculiar intimacy which consists in shyness.
  • July 4th

    Tarred roads starting to buckle,
  • The Orders of the Ordinary

    Death seemed no more
  • Morning, Redux | Drift Road

    Another morning in the obscure,
  • Night World | The Gentle Soul

    The barbed-wire vines
  • On the Banks of the Allegheny

    We had started over again—
  • Door to Door

    He tooled around Long Island