- Associate director University Pittsburgh Press, 1967-1978. Director University Georgia Press, Athens, 1978-1984, University Iowa Press, Iowa City, 1984-1997, retired, 1997.
- Big Blue Train: Poems
- In his latest collection, Paul Zimmer reaches toward new territory: he takes on grand themes while searching for resonating philosophical insights.
- Crossing to Sunlight: Selected Poems
- A collection of more than one hundred poems, Crossing to Sunlight offers both a retrospective and current look at the work of Paul Zimmer.
- Crossing to Sunlight Revisited: New and Selected Poems
- Crossing to Sunlight Revisited offers both a retrospective and a current look at the work of Paul Zimmer.
Born September 18, 1934