Biography

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Benjamin S. Grossberg

In addition to Sweet Core Orchard (University of Tampa Press, 2009), winner of the Tampa Review Prize for Poetry and a Lambda Literary Award, Ben is the author of Space Traveler (University of Tampa Press, 2014) and Underwater Lengths in a Single Breath (Ashland Poetry Press, 2007), winner of the Snyder Prize. He has also published two chapbooks, An Elegy (Jacar Press, 2016) and The Auctioneer Bangs His Gavel (Kent State University Press, 2006), and co-edited an anthology, The Poetry of Capital (University of Wisconsin Press, 2020). His poems have appeared widely, including in the Pushcart Prize and Best American Poetry anthologies. He is Director of Creative Writing and a Professor of English at the University of Hartford.