Meet Our New Author: Paul Guest


Coming soon from Diode Editions, Because Everything is Terrible, a full-length collection by Paul Guest.

Paul Guest is the author of The Resurrection of the Body and the Ruin of the World (2003), which won the New Issues Poetry Prize; Notes for My Body Double (2006), winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize; and My Index of Slightly Horrifying Knowledge ( 2008). His also published a memoir, One More Theory About Happiness (Harper Collins, 2010). Paul’s honors and awards include a Whiting Writers’ Award and a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Paris Review, New England Review, North American Review, and many others. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, and teaches in the Creative Writing program at the University of Virginia.


Paul Guest at Poetry Foundation


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