Gregory Pardlo

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Gregory Pardlo reading at Split this Rock 2014

Gregory Pardlo (born 1968) is an American poet, writer, and professor. His book Digest won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.x In 2007, Pardlo's first book Totem received the American Poetry Review/ Honickman Prize.[1]

Parldo was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1968.[2] He grew up in Willingboro, New Jersey. Gregory Pardlo received his B.A. in English from Rutgers University. In 2001, he earned his M.F.A. from New York University. He was the New York Times Fellow in Poetry. He has received other fellowships. He is a fellow at the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Cave Canem Foundation, the MacDowell Artist's Colony, the Seaside Institute. Also, the Lotos Club Foundation, and City University of New York,. He received a translation grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. He is a Teaching Fellow at Columbia University.

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  1. 'The American Poetry Review and The Honickman Foundation are pleased to announce the winner of the 2007 APR/Honickman First Book Prize, Gregory Pardlo for Totem', The American Poetry Review, Vol. 36, No. 2 (March/April 2007). p. 3
  2. "Gregory Pardlo". Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 21 April 2015.

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