John Bensko - Poetry

John Bensko
Memphis, TN

Hometown: Decatur, AL and Birmingham, AL


Publications and Awards

The Iron City, University of Illinois Press, 2000
The Waterman's Children, University of Massachusetts Press, 1994
Green Soldiers, Yale University Press, 1981

Writings on Fear, Risk and Hope Dedicated to the People of Darfur, Rutgers University Press, 2009
The Wound and the Dream: Sixty Years of American Poems about the Spanish Civil War, University of Illinois Press, 2002
The Yale Younger Poets Anthology, Yale University Press, 1998

Cimarron Review, 175-76, 2011
The Southern Review, 47.2, 2011
Epoch, 59.2, 2010
The North American Review, 294.5, 2009
The Iowa Review, 39.2, 2009
The Georgia Review, 63.3, 2009
The Southern Review, 45.2, 2009
The Iowa Review, 39.1, 2009
Shenandoah, 58.3

Literary Awards:
Yale Younger Poets Award, 1981

More Information

Gives readings: Yes
Travels to readings: Yes
Conducts workshops: Yes
Available for interviews: Yes