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John Wheatcroft

In addition to The Fugitive Self: New and Selected Poems from Etruscan (2009), Etruscan advisory board member John Wheatcroft has published numerous novels, including Edie Tells (A.S. Barnes, 1975); The Beholder’s Eye, Mother of All Loves, and Trio with Four Players (all Cornwall Books, 1987, 1994, 1996); collections of poetry, including Death of a Clown (A.S. Barnes, 1964), Prodigal Son, and Random Necessities (both Cornwall Books, 1984, 1999); and plays.  His work and reviews have appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, Bazaar, and the New York Herald Tribune.

He served as a juror for the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and has been a resident fellow at Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Wheatcroft is Professor Emeritus of English at Bucknell University, where he served as Founding Director of the Stadler Center for Poetry.