Timothy Donnelly is the author of Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (Grove, 2003) and The Cloud Corporation (Wave, 2010; Picador, 2011), for which he won the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. His poems have been widely anthologized and translated and have appeared in such periodicals as A Public Space, Fence, Harper’s, The Iowa Review, jubilat, Lana Turner, The Nation, The New Republic, The Paris Review and elsewhere.
This spring he is the Theodore H. Holmes ’51 and Bernice Holmes Visiting Associate Professor at Princeton University’s Program in Creative Writing and Lewis Center for the Arts. He has been poetry editor of Boston Review since 1996 and is on the faculty of the Writing Program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two daughters.
The Cloud Corporation
The Cloud Corporation is one of the most challenging and breathtakingly original books of poems I’ve read in years....▶
This poem appeared in The Paris Review....▶
Twenty-Seven Props for a Production for Eine Lebenszeit
Seducing the reader with his ability to summon up any sensibility or thought with a master’s ease, Timothy Donnelly’s debut....▶