Cornelius Eady

Cornelius Eady was born in Rochester, New York, in 1954. He is the author of the Autobiography of a jukebox (1997), You Don’t Miss Your Water (Henry Holt, 1995); The Gathering of My Name (1991), a Pulitzer Prize nominee; Boom Boom Boom (1988); Victims of the Latest Dance Craze (1985), which was the Lamont Poetry Selection of the Academy of American Poets; and Kartunes (1980).

His honors include the Prairie Schooner Strousse Award and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Foundation. He is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Poetry Center at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He lives in New York City.

Poems By Cornelius Eady