Dennis Nurkse (Poetry; published as D. Nurkse) is
the author of eight books of poetry, including Burnt
Island and The Fall (Knopf, 2005 and 2002). He
received the Whiting Writers Award, two NEA fellowships,
two NYFA fellowships, two awards from Poetry
(Chicago), and a Tanne Foundation grant. Dennis'
work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic
Monthly, Poetry, The American Poetry Review, The
Kenyon Review, The Times Literary Supplement (London), Ploughshares, The
Paris Review, and the
Best American Poetry series. He has taught
advanced workshops at The Writer's Voice, The New
School, and the Brooklyn College MFA Program. He
teaches at Sarah Lawrence.
Dennis Nurkse reads in the Writers
At Newark Reading Series with Tracy K. Smith on Wed., Nov. 12,
2008, 5:30-7 p.m., at Paul Robeson Gallery.