Frank Bidart

Frank Bidart
Emma Dodge Hanson
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Frank Bidart’s recent full-length collections of poetry include Watching the Spring Festival (FSG, 2008), Star Dust (FSG, 2005), Desire (FSG, 1997), and In the Western Night: Collected Poems 1965–90 (FSG, 1990). He has won many prizes, including the Wallace Stevens Award, the 2007 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry and, most recently, The 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award for Metaphysical Dog. He teaches at Wellesley College and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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Frank Bidart reads his poem "To the Republic"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear poet Frank Bidart read his poem ""To the Republic,"" from his book Watching the Spring Festival. Bidart, winner of the 2007 Bollingen Prize in American Poetry, is widely acknowledged as one of the significant poets of his time. Learn more about the book Watching the Spring Festival at http://us.macmillan.com/watchingthespringfestival/FrankBidart Read more about poet Frank Bidart at http://us.macmillan.com/author/frankbidart"

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Frank Bidart reads his poem "If See No End In Is"

Listen to this poetry reading to hear poet Frank Bidart read his poem "If See No End In Is," from his book Watching the Spring Festival. Bidart, winner of the 2007 Bollingen Prize in American Poetry, is widely acknowledged as one of the significant poets of his time. Learn more about the book Watching the Spring Festival at http://us.macmillan.com/watchingthespringfestival/FrankBidart Read more about poet Frank Bidart at http://us.macmillan.com/author/frankbidart

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Poet Frank Bidart reads his poem "The Second Hour of the Night"

"Listen to this poetry reading to hear poet Frank Bidart read selections from his poem ""The Second Hour of the Night,"" which can be found in his book Desire, a 1997 National Book Award Finalist and was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Learn more about the poetry collection Desire at http://us.macmillan.com/desire/FrankBidart Read about poet Frank Bidart at http://us.macmillan.com/author/frankbidart"

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Metaphysical Dog

Frank Bidart
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

National Book Critics Circle Award Winner A National Book Award Finalist A vital, searching new collection from one of finest American poets at work...


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Watching the Spring Festival

Frank Bidart
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

This is Frank Bidart’s first book of lyrics—his first book not dominated by long poems. Narrative elaboration becomes speed and song. Less embattled than...


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Star Dust

Frank Bidart
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

In 2002, Frank Bidart published a sequence of poems, Music Like Dirt, the first chapbook ever to be a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. From the beginning, he...


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Desire

Frank Bidart
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. I hate and--love. The sleepless body hammering a nail nails itself, hanging...


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In the Western Night

Frank Bidart
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

In the Western Night brings together in one volume all of the poems to date, including many previously unpublished poems, of one of the most exciting and...


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