2013 COP faculty Daniel Tobin was recently featured in The New York Time’s Best Poetry of 2018. Check out the article and the blurb on his book “Blood Labors” here.
Daniel Tobin is the author of five books of poems–Where the World is Made, Double Life, The Narrows, Second Things, and most recently Belated Heavens. His sixth book of poems, The Net, is due out in 2014. Among his awards are the “Discovery” / The Nation Award, The Katherine Nason Bakeless Prize, the Robert Penn Warren Award, the Robert Frost Fellowship, The Massachusetts Book Award, as well as fellowships in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. In addition, Tobin has written numerous essays on poetry as well as two critical books, Passage to the Center: Imagination and the Sacred in the Poetry of Seamus Heaney and Awake in America. He is the editor of The Book of Irish American Poetry from the 18th Century to the Present, Light in Hand: The Selected Early Poems of Lola Ridge, and (with Pimone Triplett) Poet’s Work, Poet’s Play: Essays on the Practice and the Art. Widely published in journals on both sides of the Atlantic, his work appears widely in anthologies, including The Norton Introduction to Poetry.