Sandy, Stephen

Stephen Sandy is the author of eight books of poetry including: Black Box (LSU, 1999), The Thread: New and Selected Poems (LSU, 1998), Thanksgiving Over the Water (Knopf, 1992, 1994) and Stresses in the Peaceable Kingdom (Houghton Mifflin, 1967). Scales, a book length poem containing �Third Avenue� and �Busby Afternoon,� will appear later this year from LSU. His poems have been included in New Yorker Book of Poems, New York Times Book of Verse, The Best American Poetry 1995 and 1998, Norton Treasury of World Poetry and other anthologies. He has earned many awards including the NEA Fellowship, Fulbright Lectureship, and NEA Poet in Residence. He was a professor at Harvard University, Brown University, and elsewhere, before taking his current position at Bennington College. (2000)