Sherod Santos: Author Feature

Sherod Santos is the author of four books of poetry and is professor of English at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He was awarded the 1998 B. F. Connors Long Poem Prize from the Paris Review for “Elegy for My Sister” as well as Pushcart prizes in both poetry and essays. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, Poetry, and The Yale Review, among others. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim and Ingram Merrill Foundations as well as the National Endowment for the Arts. Santos lives in Columbia, Missouri.


More on Sherod Santos

The Sherod Santos page at the Academy of American Poets site

Sherod Santos names “Books that Changed My Life” on the National Book Foundation site

An interview with Sherod Santos and a review of The Pilot Star Elegies by James Rother, from Contemporary Poetry Review

Excerpt from “A la Recherche de la Poesie Perdue (Poetry and Translation)” from American Poetry Review, May 2000





Finalist for the National Book Award


 Also by Sherod Santos

Accidental weather (The National poetry series)
The Southern Reaches (Wesleyan Poetry Series)
The City of Women: A Sequence of Poems and Prose



A Poetry of Two Minds (The Life of Poetry: Poets on Their Art and Craft)

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