Stephen Dobyns

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Birthday
19, 1941
Birthplace
New Jersey
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Birthday
19, 1941 (age 78)
Birthplace
New Jersey

About

An American poet and novelist, he is most famous for poetry collections such as Concurring Beasts and Black Dog, Red Dog. His 1985 novel, Cold Dog Soup, was adapted into two films.

Before Fame

After graduating from the renowned Iowa Writers' Workshop, he taught at Boston University, Syracuse University, and Warren Wilson College, among other schools.

Trivia

His 1984 poetry collection, Black Dog, Red Dog, won the National Poetry Series award.

Family Life

He was born in New Jersey, and he grew up in Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Michigan.

Associated With

He and Bradley Walker Tomlin both taught at Sarah Lawrence College.