Elton Glaser

A longtime resident of Ohio, poet Elton Glaser was born and raised in Louisiana and earned an MFA from the University of California, Irvine along with a BA and MA in English from the University of New Orleans. Glaser’s collections of poetry include Relics (1984); Tropical Depressions (1988), which won the Iowa Poetry Prize; Color Photographs of the Ruins (1992); Winter Amnesties (2000); and Pelican Tracks (2003), winner of the Crab Orchard Award. His sixth collection, Here and Hereafter (2005), received the Arkansas Poetry Award. His most recent books are Translations from the Flesh (2013) and The Law of Falling Bodies (2013), the latter of which won the Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize.

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Pushcart (Poetry) 2013

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