Steve Orlen

Steve Orlen was the author of five collection of poetry. He received numerous honors for his work and his poems appeared in Ploughshares. He taught at the University of Arizona and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. Orlen lived in Tucson, Arizona before he passed away in 2010.


Poetry’s George Dillon Memorial Award

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship

Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts