Timothy Donnelly

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Timothy Donnelly
Born (1969-06-03) June 3, 1969 (age 52)
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
OccupationProfessor and poet
Alma mater The Johns Hopkins University;
Columbia University

Timothy Donnelly (born June 3, 1969, Providence, Rhode Island) [1] is an American poet.



He earned his BA from The Johns Hopkins University and his MFA in Poetry from Columbia University's MFA in Creative Writing program. He is an associate professor at Columbia University. He became a poetry editor for the Boston Review in 1996. [2]

Donnelly is the author of Twenty-Seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (Grove Press, 2003), and The Cloud Corporation (Wave Books, 2010). [3]

Awards and honors


Poetry collections

List of poems

TitleYearFirst publishedReprinted/collected
Diet Mountain Dew2016Donnelly, Timothy (March 21, 2016). "Diet Mountain Dew". The New Yorker . Vol. 92, no. 6. pp. 72–73.

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  1. "About Timothy Donnelly | Academy of American Poets".
  2. "Timothy Donnelly - Faculty". Columbia University. Retrieved December 6, 2010.
  3. Hillel Italie (December 19, 2003), "Poetry; Changing readers a word at a time; For Timothy Donnelly, fame would be nice, but crafting language is its own reward.", Los Angeles Times