Stephen Dunn has been awarded Pulitzer Prize in poetry for Different Hours in 2001, the Academy Award in Literature from The American Academy of Arts & Letters, Fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations, three NEA Creative Writing Fellowships, a Distinguished Artist Fellowship from the NJ State Council on the Arts, the Levinson and Oscar Blumenthal Prizes from Poetry, the Theodore Roethke Prize from Poetry Northwest, the James Wright Prize from Mid-American Review, the Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement (2009), Pushcart Prize: "Turning Yourself into a Work of Art" 2010 and many others.
In recent years, he's been the featured poet in The American Poetry Review, The Georgia Review, and The Cortland Review.
American Poetry Review, July/August 2007
Essays on Stephen Dunn's work, edited by Laura McCullough (by Syracuse University Press)
He is Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, but spends most of his time these days in Frostburg, Maryland with his wife, the writer Barbara Hurd.