Galvin, James

James Galvin is the author of six poetry collections, most recently X (Copper Canyon, 2003). God’s Mistress (HarperCollins, 1984) was selected for the National Poetry Series and Resurrection Update: Collected Poems 1975-1997 (Copper Canyon, 1997) was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award and the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. He’s received the Academy of American Poets Prize, a “Discovery”/The Nation award and a Pushcart Prize. He is on the faculty of the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. His poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 14. [bio updated 2007]