Paul Nemser

Paul Nemser’s book Taurus, which won the New American Poetry Prize, was published by New American Press in 2013.  His chapbook of prose poems, Tales of the Tetragrammaton, was published by Mayapple Press in 2014.  In the 1970’s he co-translated two books of Ukrainian poetry. Nemser’s poems have appeared widely in magazines such as AGNI, BlackbirdLinebreak, Poetry, and TriQuarterly.  A poem is forthcoming in London Review of Books.  Nemser has degrees from Harvard College, Columbia University School of the Arts, and Boston University School of Law. He lives with his wife Rebecca in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Harborside, Maine.  He was commended in The Poetry Society’s National Poetry Competition in 2014.