Edward Mayes

Edward Mayes is the author of several volumes of poetry, including First Language, winner of the Juniper Prize (University of Massachusetts Press), and Works and Days, which won AWP’s Donald Hall Prize for Poetry (University of Pittsburgh Press). He has published poems in New Yorker, APR, Kenyon Review, New England Review, Best American Poetry, and Poetry. He lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina, and Cortona, Italy, with his wife, the writer Frances Mayes.