blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2018  Vol. 17 No. 1
an online journal of literature and the arts
Dan O'Brien


   Kandahar to Canada

Dan O’Brien is the author of Dan O’Brien: Plays One (Oberon Books, 2017) and the poetry collections War Reporter (Hanging Loose Press, 2013), Scarsdale (Measure Press, 2015), and New Life (Hanging Loose Press, 2016). His awards include a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in Drama & Performance Art; the Horton Foote Prize for Outstanding New American Play; the 2013 inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History; the PEN Center USA Award for Drama; and, for poetry, the 2013 Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize. end

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