Joshua Harmon Article

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For the playwright born 1983, see Joshua Harmon (playwright).

Joshua Harmon (born 1971) is an American poet, novelist, short story writer, and essayist. He is the author of an essay collection, The Annotated Mixtape (2014); a short fiction collection, History of Cold Seasons (2014); a novel, Quinnehtukqut (2007); and two collections of poems, Le Spleen de Poughkeepsie (2011) and Scape (2009).

Life and work

Harmon was born and raised in Massachusetts. He was educated at Marlboro College, from which he graduated with highest honors, [1] and at Cornell University, where he earned an MFA in fiction. [2]

Quinnehtukqut, excerpts of which were awarded a 2004 National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in prose, [3] was short-listed for the 2008 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. [4] Le Spleen de Poughkeepsie was awarded the 2010 Akron Poetry Prize by judge G.C. Waldrep and published in the Akron Series in Poetry. [5] Harmon's writing has appeared in various periodicals, including Antioch Review, The Believer, [6] Black Warrior Review, New England Review, [7] TriQuarterly, and Verse.

Harmon has taught at Vassar College, where he was also the 2013 Writer-in-Residence. [8] [9] Currently, Harmon teaches courses on creative writing and American literature at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. [10]

Bibliography

Notes

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-07-21. Retrieved 2014-02-10. Author bio at Starcherone Books website
  2. ^ [1] Cornell Writers website
  3. ^ [2] NEA Writers' Corner website
  4. ^ [3] VCU Cabell First Novelist Award website
  5. ^ [4] University of Akron Press website
  6. ^ [5] The Believer
  7. ^ [6] New England Review
  8. ^ [7] Kim, Hae Seo. "New Writer in Residence Harmon Follows a Rich Legacy." The Miscellany News, February 20, 2013.
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-07-21. Retrieved 2014-02-10. Author bio at Starcherone Books website
  10. ^ "jharmon". WPI. Retrieved 2018-03-02.

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