Synopses & Reviews
Velocities presents a selection of poems spanning more than twenty-five years in the career of Stephen Dobyns, one of the finest and most original poets of our age. This volume brings together new poems and a generous selection of work from Dobyns's seven previously published collections.
About the Author
Stephen Dobyns is an American poet and novelist born in Orange, New Jersey, and residing in Boston. Raised in New Jersey, Michigan, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. He was educated at Shimer College, graduated from Wayne State University, and received an MFA from the University of Iowa. He worked as a reporter for the Detroit News. He has taught at various academic institutions, including Sarah Lawrence College, Warren Wilson College, the University of Iowa, Syracuse University, and Boston University. He is an avid Red Sox fan.