Willis Barnestone

2012 - 2013

Willis Barnstone is the author of seventeen books of poetry, four memoirs and many other publications. A Guggenheim fellow, he has been the recipient of many awards over the years, including NEA and NEH grants, the Emily Dickinson Award from the Poetry Society of America, the W. H. Auden Award of the New York State Council on the Arts, and the Midland Authors Award. He is currently a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English Literature and Spanish at Indiana University. Read more about him at http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/willis-barnstone