Saturday, June 28, 2008
July 1 2008 5PM Tom Daley is an instructor of poetry writing at the Online School of Poetry where he conducts workshops for poets and songwriters. In addition to his post at the Online School of Poetry, Tom Daley tutors beginning and experienced poets in person and by correspondence and teaches poetry writing at the Boston Center for Adult Education in Boston, Massachusetts and poetry and memoir writing at Lexington (MA) Community Education. He has been a guest instructor in ekphrastic writing at Brown University and in poetry writing and performance at Stonehill College and SUNY Cobleskill. Tom led last fall’s poetry writing workshops and classes at the Writers In the Round annual retreat for songwriters and poets on Star Island (Rye, New Hampshire) and a workshop in the creative process at the Nantucket Athenaeum.
He is a member of the award-winning poetry performance troupe, Doc Brown’s Traveling Poetry Show. In April of 2004, He produced and performed in “The Musician and the Muse,” an evening of performance poetry inspired by music and musicians from Bach to Betty Carter, from Robert Johnson to Janis Joplin at the Cambridge [MA] Multicultural Arts Center.
Tom Daley’s poetry is forthcoming or has been published in numerous journals, including Harvard Review, Prairie Schooner, Diagram, 32 Poems, Salamander, Archipelago, Perihelion, Poetry Ireland Review, Asheville Poetry Review, Passages North and Hacks: The Grub Street Anthology. His manuscript, Shim, was a semi-finalist for the 2004 Bakeless Prize and a finalist for the 2005 Emily Dickinson First Book Prize offered by The Poetry Foundation. He graduated with highest honors in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina, where he won the Charles and Fanny Fay Wood Academy of American Poets Prize.