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Harold H. Bond, American poet. Recipient First prize Armenian Allied Arts Association, 1963, 64, 65, Kansas City Star awards, 1967, 68, Award Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association of America, 1975, 77, 86, The Authors League of America, 1975, 78, 86; fellowship National Endowment for the Arts, 1976.


Bond, Harold H. was born on December 2, 1939 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Khorin and Ovsanna (Avakian) Bond.


Bachelor of Arts in English-Journalism, Northeastern University, 1962. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, University Iowa, 1967.


Assistant editor Horizon House, Dedham, Massachusetts, 1962-1965, Allyn and Bacon, Boston, 1967-1969. Copy editor Boston Globe, 1969-1971. Editor Ararat magazine, New York City, 1969-1970.

Teacher Cambridge Center for Adult Education, from 1968. Founder, director Seminars in Poetry Writing, from 1978.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: The Northern Wall, 1969, Dancing on the Water, 1970, The Way It Happens to You, 1979, Arveste II, 1962, The Young American Poets, 1968, Ararat: A Decade of Armenian-American Writing, 1969, the New Yorker Book of Poems, 1969, Speaking for Ourselves: American Ethnic Writing, 1969, 75, Eleven Boston Poets, 1970, East Coast Poets, 1971, Getting Into Poetry, 1972, New Voices in American Poetry, 1973, Outside/Inside, 1973, Shake the Kaleidoscope: A New Anthology of Modern Poetry, 1973, Armenian-North American Poets: An Anthology, 1974, The Blacksmith Anthology, 1975, Writing a Poem, 1975, Armenian-American Poets: A Bilingual Anthology, 1976, Traveling American with Today's Poets, 1977, I Sing the Song of Myself: Autobiographical Poems, 1978, The Writing Experience, 1979, Anthology of Magazine Verse and Yearbook of American Poetry, 1981, The Aspect Anthology: A Ten-Year Retrospective, 1981, Poems: A Celebration, 1982, Ararat: 25th Anniversary Anthology, 1985, Despite This Flesh: The Disabled in Stories and Poems, 1985, Toward Solomon's Mountain: Poetry of the Disabled Experience, 1986, Light Year '87, 1986, Sutured Words: Contemporary Poetry About Medicine, 1987, The Villanelle: EThe Evolution of a Poetic Form, 1988, Introduction to Special Education: Teaching in an Age of Challenge, 1992, And What Rough Beast: Poems at the End of the Century, 1999 (with others) 3X3, 1969. Contributor poetry to publications.


  • Other Interests

    Antiques, classic cars, photography, classical music.


Married Ruth Thomasian, June 6, 1981 (divorced October 1985).

Khorin Bond

Ovsanna (Avakian) Bond

Ruth Thomasian