Description - Broken Hallelujahs by Sean Thomas Dougherty
Fusing street scenes (from Budapest to New York City) with
family history (African American and Jewish), Sean Thomas Dougherty uses both
traditional and experimental forms to explore issues of identity and family.
Deeply rooted in music and performance, Dougherty's poetry resists easy
categorization, revealing the complexity of our lives and times.Sean Thomas
Dougherty lives in Erie, Pennsylvania, where he teaches in the BFA program for
creative writing at Penn State Erie. He is a nationally renowned performance
poet and author of nine previous poetry collections. He was a finalist for the
2005 Paterson Poetry Prize and winner of the 2000 Pinyon Press Poetry Prize.
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Author Biography - Sean Thomas Dougherty
Sean Thomas Dougherty is author of nine books including Nightshift Belonging to Lorca, a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize and Except by Falling, winner of the 2000 Pinyon Press Poetry Prize from Mesa State College. He holds an MFA in poetry from Syracuse University and teaches in the BFA Program for Creative Writing at Penn State Erie.