Paul Guest

Paul Guest
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Biography

Paul Guest is the author of The Resurrection of the Body and the Ruin of the World (New Issues Press, 2003), winner of the 2002 New Issues Poetry Prize; and Notes for My Body Double (University of Nebraska Press, 2007), which won the 2006 Prairie Schooner Book Prize. A 2007 Whiting Writer’s Prize-winner, his poems have appeared in PoetrySlateCrazyhorseHunger MountainVerse, and elsewhere. His third collection of poems, My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge, was published by Ecco in 2008; and his memoir, One More Theory About Happiness, was published by Ecco in 2010. He’s a visiting professor of English at the University of West Georgia.

First posted: December 21, 2005

Last modified: April 18, 2016