Norman Dubie

Laura Johnson

Norman Dubie is the author of thirty books of poetry, most recently Robert Schumann Is Mad Again. His previous volume, The Quotations of Bone, won the 2016 Griffin International Poetry Prize. His other books of poetry include The Volcano, Insomniac Liar of Topo, Ordinary Mornings of a Coliseum, and The Mercy Seat: Collected & New Poems, 1967–2001, all from Copper Canyon Press. His poems have appeared in such magazines as The New Yorker, The American Poetry Review, Narrative, Blackbird, Lake Effect, Bombay Gin, The Paris Review, and Fiddlehead. He is the recipient of many fellowships from granting institutions including the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts; he was also awarded the Bess Hokin Prize from the Poetry Foundation. Mr. Dubie received the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Poetry in 2002. He has lived these last forty years in the alkali desert of Arizona. He lives and teaches in Tempe, Arizona.

Awards and Honors

International Griffin Poetry Prize

PEN Center USA Literary Award in Poetry

Bess Hokin Prize from the Poetry Foundation

Ingram Merrill Foundation Fellowship

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship