Thomas Centolella 1992 Lannan Literary Award for Poetry

Thomas Centolella is the author of several books of poetry including Terra Firma, selected by Denise Levertov for the 1990 National Poetry Series, and Lights & Mysteries, which received the 1996 Poetry Medal from the Commonwealth Club of California. In 1992 he was a recipient of a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry.

Mr. Centolella was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and has taught at the University of California, Berkeley, the College of Marin California, and in the California Poets in the Schools Program. He is currently living in San Francisco. He has just completed his third book of poetry.

During his residency Mr. Centolella worked on new poems and some short prose pieces and gave a public reading at Downtown Subscription in Santa Fe.

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