Nurkse, Dennis
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.

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