Manning, Maurice

Maurice Manning’s fifth book, The Gone and the Going Away, is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. His previous book, The Common Man (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010), was a 2011 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and his first book, Lawrence Booth’s Book of Visions (Yale, 2001), was selected by W.S. Merwin for the Yale Younger Poets award. Manning teaches at Transylvania University and in the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. He lives in Kentucky. [photo credit: Steve Cody; bio updated 2013]