Gary Whitehead

Gary J. Whitehead’s third collection of poems, A Glossary of Chickens, was published by Princeton University Press in 2013. His writing awards include, among others, a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, the Pearl Hogrefe Fellowship at Iowa State University, and the PEN Northwest Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Residency Award. He has also conducted residencies at Blue Mountain Center, Mesa Refuge, and the Heinrich Boll Cottage. His poems have appeared widely in the U.S. and abroad, most notably in The New Yorker. He has been a featured poet at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival and the Princeton Poetry Festival. He teaches English and Creative Writing at Tenafly High School in New Jersey and lives in New York’s Hudson Valley.