Don Share

Don Share is Senior Editor of Poetry magazine in Chicago.

Share was Curator of the Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard University from 2000 until 2007. He was Editor in Chief of Literary Imagination, the review of the Association of Literary Scholars and Critics (published by Oxford University Press); Poetry Editor of Harvard Review; a contributing editor for Salamander; and on the advisory board of Tuesday; An Art Project. He was Poetry Editor for Partisan Review until it ceased publication in 2003.

He has taught at Harvard University and has been a lecturer at other institutions including Boston University and Oxford University.

Squandermania, is Share's second full collection of original poetry (Salt Publishing, 2007), three poems from which were nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His first book, Union, (Zoo Press, 2002), was a finalist for the Boston Globe/ PEN New England Winship Award for outstanding book. His other books include: Seneca in English (Penguin Classics) and I Have Lots of Heart (Bloodaxe Books, 1997), a selected collection of Miguel Hernández, for which Share received the Times Literary Supplement Translation Prize and Premio Valle Inclán Prize for Translation from the UK Society of Authors. His critical edition of the poems of Basil Bunting is forthcoming from Faber and Faber.

He grew up in Memphis, Tennessee.

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