Visiting Writer, Winter 2020
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Sydney Lea is author of 13 volumes of poetry, most recently Here (Four Way Books, 2019).
A former Vermont Poet Laureate and a Pulitzer finalist, he has also published a novel, a collection of literary criticism, and four volumes of personal essays. His collaborative work with former Delaware Laureate Fleda Brown, Growing Old in Poetry: Two Poets, Two Lives, is now available, and his newer literary essays, The Music of What Happens: Lyric and Everyday Life, will be out in 2020, as will his book-length mock-epic poem, The Exquisite Triumph of Wormboy, a collaboration with former Vermont Cartoonist Laureate James Kochalka. sydneylea.net