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P. Gale Nelson Edit Profile

poet , English educator

P. Gale Nelson, American poet, English educator. Recipient Kim Ann Arstark Prize for Poetry, Brown University, 1988, Howard Grant for Poetry, Howard Foundation, 1998-1999. Chair Philbrick Poetry Prize committee Providence Athenaeum, 1998-2003.

Background

Nelson, P. Gale was born on March 18, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Donn Karl and Temple Elizabeth (Gale) Nelson.

Education

Bachelor, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California, 1983. AM, Brown University, 1988.

Career

Coordinator writing Brown University, Providence, 1990-1993, acting assistant director writing, 1993, assistant director writing and lecturer English, since 1994. Editor Paradigm Press, Providence, since 1988.

Membership

Chair Philbrick Poetry Prize committee Providence Athenaeum, 1998-2003.

Connections

Married Lori Ann Baker, October 12, 1991.

father:
Donn Karl Nelson

mother:
Temple Elizabeth (Gale) Nelson

spouse:
Lori Ann Baker