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Author: Sean Thomas Dougherty

Sean Thomas Dougherty was born in New York City and grew up in Brooklyn, Ohio, and New Hampshire. He is the author or editor of eighteen books including ALL MY PEOPLE ARE ELEGIES: ESSAYS, PROSE POEMS AND OTHER EPISTOLARY ODDITIES (NYQ Books, 2019), NOT ALL SAINTS, winner of the 2019 Bitter Oleander Library of Poetry Award; ALONGSIDE WE TRAVEL: CONTEMPORARY POETS ON AUTISM (NYQ Books 2019) and All You Ask for is Longing: New and Selected Poems (BOA Editions 2014). His book The Second O of Sorrow (BOA Editions 2018) received both the Paterson Poetry Prize, and the Housatonic Book Award from Western Connecticut State University. His awards include the Twin Cities College Association Poet in Residence, a US Fulbright Lectureship to the Balkans, two Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Fellowships in Poetry, and an appearance in Best American Poetry. He has worked in a newspaper plant, as an untenured college lecturer, and in a pool hall. He now works as a care giver and Med Tech for various disabled populations and lives with the poet Lisa M. Dougherty and their two daughters in Erie, Pennsylvania.

All My People Are Elegies: Essays, Prose Poems and Other Epistolary Oddities
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All My People Are Elegies: Essays, Prose Poems and Other Epistolary Oddities

NYQ Books

Poetry. In the spirit of Michael Martone's "contributor note" essays, Sean Thomas Dougherty has created a book of responses written to his rejection letters. After a furious series of rejections from dozens of literary magazines, Dougherty had enoug...

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Not All Saints
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Not All Saints

The Bitter Oleander Press

Poetry. "Sean Thomas Dougherty's NOT ALL SAINTS leads us through grit-strewn passageways to a realm of insight. These strong and beautiful poems are unafraid to open their interiors to explore secret depths of emotion and reach into the darkest rece...

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