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Bill Coyle

Contributor

Bill Coyle

Bill Coyle's poems have appeared widely in magazines such as The Hudson Review, The New Criterion, The New Republic, and Poetry. His first volume of poems, The God of This World to His Prophet, won the New Criterion Poetry Prize and was published in 2006. His translations of the Swedish poet Håkan Sandell have appeared in Poetry, PN Review, Two Lines, and World Literature Today, and in 2010 he received a translation grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Mr. Coyle teaches in the English Department at Salem State College in Salem, Massachusetts. He lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.

 

Articles by Bill Coyle

To a Young Man Who Arrived at the Party Dressed in a Lady’s Fur
By Håkan Sandell
  When you got to the party, sent by God knows whom—contingency, probably—wearing only a lady’s fur, at the outset closed, though only thrown on, shut but unbuttoned,  nothing…
Translated from Swedish by Bill Coyle
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