Donald Platt

Donald Platt’s ninth book, Tender Voyeur, has recently been accepted for publication by Grid Books. His eighth book, Swansdown, won the 2022 Off the Grid Poetry Prize. He is a recipient of two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts (1996 and 2011), of the Paumanok Poetry Award, and of the “Discovery”/The Nation Prize.  Currently, he is a full professor of English at Purdue University. In the last year, two of his poems have appeared in the Atlantic Monthly, as well as twenty-seven other poems in Alaska Quarterly Review, Colorado Review, Diode, The Wallace Stevens Journal, Third Coast, Cimarron Review, Seneca Review, Laurel Review, Florida Review, Fence, Tupelo Quarterly, Gulf Coast, Five Points, Southern Review, Iowa Review, Lana Turner, and Yale Review. Over the years, his poems have also appeared in The New Republic, Nation, American Poetry Review, Paris Review, Poetry, Kenyon Review, Georgia Review, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, Virginia Quarterly Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, AGNI, BOMB Magazine, Southwest Review, and Tin House, as well as in The Best American Poetry 2000, 2006, and 2015 and in The Pushcart Prize XXVII, XXIX, and XXXVI (the 2003, 2005, and 2012 editions).

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