Grossman, Allen

Allen Grossman has received the Witter Bynner Prize for Poetry; MacArthur, Guggenheim and NEA fellowships; the PEN-Sheaffer/New England Award; and an Academy Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. How to Do Things with Tears (New Directions, 2001) is the most recent of his nine collections of poetry. His poems were selected for The Best American Poetry: 1988, 1991, 1992 & 1993; and The Best of the Best American Poetry: 1988-1997 (Scribner). (2002)