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Awards, C.V. & Publications

Winner, Pearl Poetry Prize, Book Competition, 2004

Winner, Center for Book Arts, Book Competition, 1996

Recipient, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant
for Poetry Writing, 1995-1996

 
Pushcart Poetry Prize Nomination, 2006

Pushcart Poetry Prize Nomination, 2010

Finalist, Bright Hill Press, Book Competition, 2004

Finalist, Carolina Wren Press, Book Competition, 2009
 
Finalist, Gerald Cable Book Award, Silverfish Review, 2004
 
Finalist, Pavement Saw Press Book Award, 2003

Finalist, Pearl Poetry Prize, Book Competition, 2003

Finalist, Gerald Cable Book Award, Silverfish Review, 2002
Finalist, Anhinga Prize for Poetry, Anhinga Press, Book Competition, 2002

Finalist, Gerald Cable Chapbook Contest, 1994

Honorable Mention, The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, Nimrod:
International Journal of Prose & Poetry, 1995

[C.V. below]

The village of Peperkou in central Benin

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Andrew Kaufman
Andrewkauf@aol.com

EDUCATION

Ph. D., English Literature, University of Toronto
Dissertation title: Authority and Vision: A Study of William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and of Experience

M.F.A., Creative Writing, Brooklyn College

M.A., English Literature, University of Toronto

B.A., English (with Honors), Oberlin College

AWARDS

Winner, Pearl Poetry Prize, Book Competition, 2004

Winner, Center for Book Arts, Book Competition, 1996

Recipient, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant
for Poetry Writing, 1995-1996

Nomination, Pushcart Poetry Prize, 2006

Nomination, Pushcart Poetry Prize, 2010

Finalist, Bright Hill Press, Book Competition, 2004

Finalist, Gerald Cable Book Award, Silverfish Review, 2004

Finalist, Pavement Saw Press First Book Award, 2003

Finalist, Pearl Poetry Prize, Book Competition, 2003

Finalist, Gerald Cable Book Award, Silverfish Review, 2002

Finalist, Anhinga Prize for Poetry, Anhinga Press, 2002

Finalist, Walt Whitman Prize, Poetry Society of America,
Book Competition, 2002

Honorable Mention, The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, Nimrod:
International Journal of Prose & Poetry, 1995

Finalist, Gerald Cable Chapbook Contest, 1994

PUBLICATIONS

Books

The Cinnamon Bay Poems. Rain Mountain Press.
[Forthcoming, January 2014]

Both Sides of the Niger. Spuyten Duyvil Press.  Brooklyn, NY  2013

Earth’s Ends. Pearl Editions. Long Beach, CA. 2005

The Cinnamon Bay Sonnets. Center for Book Arts, New York,
New York. 1996

Poems in Magazines, Journals, and Anthologies

“Against Dying,” Grey Sparrow,” Spring 2010
“Air,” The Brooklyn Review, Fall 1991
“All the Untuned Chords,”The New York Quarterly,” Summer 2010Bad Leg,” “Arthur Rimbaud’s Bad Leg, Pearl Magazine, Spring 2014
“Assisted Living,” The New York Quarterly, Fall 2009
“Boric Acid,” Green Mountains Review, Fall 1990
“Both Sides of the Niger,” Grey Sparrow, Spring 2010
“Cafe Baobab,” Grey Sparrow, Summer 2010
“The Chain Snatcher,” Synaesthetics, 1997
“The Child Goddess of Kathmandu,” Spoon River Poetry Review, Spring 2004
“Children in the Forest,” Grey Sparrow, Summer 2011
“Cinnamon Bay Sonnets,” 1-7 Spoon River Poetry Review, Spring 1993
“Cinnamon Bay Sonnets,” #8, The Alms House Sampler, 1992
“The Cinnamon Bay Sonnets”, #15-18, College English, Spring 1993
“Cinnamon Bay Sonnets,” #24-32, Massachusetts Review, Spring 1993
“Cinnamon Bay Sonnets,” #38-41, Synaesthetics, 1997
“Cinnamon Bay Sonnets,” #39, Cream City Review, Fall 1992
“Cinnamon Bay Sonnets,” #41, #43-44, #48, Nimrod, Fall 1995
“The Coffin Sellers of Viaja, Bolivia,” Pavement Saw, 2005
“The Cool Night,” Negative Capability, Spring 1991
“Daily Bread,” Skidrow Penthouse, 2000
“Drumming,” Grey Sparrow, Summer 2011
“To The Emperor Te Duc,” Riversedge, 2001
“Etude in Black,” Black Warrior Review, Spring 1987
“Fall Sunlight,” The Brooklyn Review, 1986
“A Few Comments About the Guests, Virgin Islands National Park,” Synaesthetics, 1996
“Fire,” The Brooklyn Review, 1987
“Fodor’s Travel Guide: Southeast Asia, 1994,” College English, October 1997
“Forked Lake, Skidrow Penthouse, Spring 2004
“Grease,”
Skidrow Penthouse, Spring 2004
“The Ho Chi Minh City Zoo,” Pivot, 1997
“How to Go Around Like A Millionaire,” Pavement Saw, 2005
“How to Turn Invisible,” Southern Poetry Review, Spring 1987
Reprinted in Anthology of Magazine Verse and Yearbook of American Poetry for 1986/1987. Monitor Book Company, Beverly Hills, CA, 1987
“Late Afternoon,” College English, October 1997
“Malena,” Confrontation, Winter 2005
“The Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh,” Skidrow Penthouse, Fall 2002
“Music of Cambulo, the Philippines,” Skidrow Penthouse, Fall 2003
“Myself,” Skidrow Penthouse, Fall 2000
“Nocturne,” The Brooklyn Review, 1993
“November Coldspell in New York City, Minnesota Review, Spring 1989
“On the Hut Walls in Togo,” Grey Sparrow, Spring 2010
“Outside,” The Carolina Quarterly, Spring 1989
“Past the Floating Market of Can Tho,” Rattapallax, Fall 2003
“The Shade of the Niger,” Grey Sparrow, Spring 2010, and Skidrow Penthouse, Summer 2012
“Sand,”
Skidrow Penthouse, Spring 2004
“The Shade of the Niger,”
Skidrow Penthouse, Spring 2012
“Shoka Zumi,”Spoon River Poetry Review, Fall 2004
“Signs of the Cross,” Skidrow Penthouse, Fall 2003
“Sounding The Names,” Skidrow Penthouse, Spring 2013
Spiritus Mundi, Skidrow Penthouse,, Summer 1999
“The Story of the Universe,” Skidrow Penthouse, Fall 2005
“The Taryn Sonnets,” 1, 2, 8, 11, Southern Poetry Review, Fall 1988
“The Taryn Sonnets,” 1-8, Black Warrior Review, Fall 1988
“The Taryn Sonnets,” 12-16, 18-19, Crazyhorse, Fall 1988
“The Temple of the Jade Emperor,” Nimrod, Spring 2004
“The Tenement Cemetery of La Paz, Bolivia, Skidrow Penthouse, Fall 2003
“Thirst,”
Skidrow Penthouse, Spring 2006
“Trying to Sleep in a Cheap Guest House in a Remote Village,” A Gathering of the Tribes, Fall 2005
“Tuol Sleng Prison,” Phnom Penh, 1999, Confrontation, Spring 2006
“Two Days After My Father Called,” Beloit Poetry Journal, Fall 1990
“Upriver from Hoi An,” Atlanta Review, Fall 2004
“Virgin Islands National Park,” Synaesthetics, 1997
“Water,” The Hollins Critic, April 1988
“Weird Vegetation,” Skidrow Penthouse, Fall 2003
“Working the Mekong Ferry,” Riversedge, 2002
“Writers Anonymous,” The Little Magazine, Spring 1989

Literary Criticism // Poetics & Craft

“Authority and Vision: William Blake’s Use of the Gospels,”
University of Toronto Quarterly, Spring 1992

“Poetics, Ethics, and Politics: Western Poets Writing the Third World Other,” Presented at AWP convention, February 12, 2009

“William Blake: A Synthesis of Poetry and Art,” The Newspaper,
Toronto, Ontario, January 1991

“Fourfold Vision, Fourfold Art: The Dimensions of Songs
of Innocence and of Experience, NEMLA, Blake panel,
March 2003 [Presentation]

Non-fictional Prose

“About Animals: Do We Have to Kill So Many?,” New York
Newsday
, May 24, 1993

“About College: The CUNY Tuition Trap,” New York Newsday,
September 16, 1993

“About Education: Who’s Boss on Campus?,” New York Newsday,
April 15, 1992

“About Police Brutality: “The School of Hard Knocks,”
New York Newsday, April 19, 1991

“About Social Services: The Crack Den Next Door,” New York
Newsday
, February 17, 1994

“An Innocent American Escapes Saudi Captivity,” The Detroit
News
, September 12, 1996

“Making a Case Against Cops,” New York Newsday, April 29, 1997

“Western Profits Could Rebuild Southeast Asia,” The Detroit News, April 18,
1997

Teaching and Pedagogy

“Lolita in the Freshman English Class, American Language
Association, Nabokov Division, May 1993 [Presentation]

“Trials Without Tribulations: The Composition Class Mounts
a Criminal Trial,” College Wisdom. ed. Robert Wiltenburg and Sondra J. Stang.
Peter Lang, New York, New York. 1993.

Interviews

“The Flying Change and the Pulitzer Prize” [an interview with
Henry Taylor and a review of the book], Cover: Arts New
York, Summer 1992

“Maintaining Freedom in Paradise” A World in a Grain of Sand:
21 Interviews with Northrop Frye
. ed. Robert Denham. Peter
Lang, New York, New York. 1991.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Visiting Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, New York, 2006-present

Visiting Assistant Professor, Stephen F. Austin State
University, Nacogdoches, Texas, 2000-2002
-British Literature Since 1800
-Freshman Composition

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Texas Pan
American, Edinburg, Texas, 1998-2000
-Sophomore Literature
-Introduction to Literature, Introduction to British Literature
-Creative Writing

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY,1990-1995
-Organized and directed Mercy’s Creative Writing program
-Developed and taught Introduction to Creative Writing and Advanced Creative Writing
-Arranged for workshops and readings by visiting writers
-Organized student readings
-Counselled and mentored students applying to M.A. and M.F.A writing programs

TEACHING INTERESTS

Creative Writing, Contemporary American Poetry, 20th century American and British literature, British Romantic poetry, Shakespeare

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