Alan Parker


In addition to his seven books of poems, Alan Michael Parker has published two novels and served as editor of the anthology, THE IMAGINARY POETS (Tupelo Press, 2005). His poems and prose have appeared in The Believer, The New Republic, The New York Times Book Review, Paris Review, Salon, The San Francisco Chronicle, Slate and elsewhere. He has received the Pushcart Prize, the Fineline Prize from The Mid-American Review and the Lucille Medwick Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of America, among other awards. He teaches writing and literature at Davidson College and in the Queens University low-residency M.F.A. program. He lives in Davidson, North Carolina, with the artist Felicia van Bork. His most recent poetry collection is LONG DIVISION (Tupelo Press, 2012).