Bill Bauer (poet)

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Bill Bauer
BornWilliam Alfred Bauer
May 10, 1932
Portland, Maine
DiedJune 12, 2010
Occupationpoet, short story writer, university professor
NationalityAmerican-Canadian
Period1960s-1980s
Notable worksCornet Music for Plupy Shute, Everett Coogler, The Terrible Word
SpouseNancy Bauer

William Alfred (Bill) Bauer (May 10, 1932 - June 12, 2010) was an American-Canadian writer.[1] Born in Portland, Maine and raised in Auburn,[1] he moved to New Brunswick in 1965 to accept a professorship at the University of New Brunswick.[1]

Bauer was educated at Amherst College, Wesleyan University and the University of North Carolina.[1] He married writer Nancy Bauer in 1956.[1]

Career[edit]

He was a professor at the University of New Brunswick until his retirement in 1994,[1] teaching courses in William Shakespeare, Canadian literature, Maritime literature and creative writing.[1] He published numerous collections of poetry, including Cornet Music for Plupy Shute (1968), Everett Coogler (1971), The Terrible Word (1978) and The Unsnarling String (1983), as well as a short story collection, Family Album (1979).[1]

His works frequently debuted in the literary magazine The Fiddlehead before being published in book form.[1]

Works[edit]

  • 1968:Cornet Music for Plupy Shute
  • 1971:Everett Coogler
  • 1978:The Terrible Word
  • 1979:Family Album
  • 1983:The Unsnarling String

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "William Alfred Bauer" Archived 2016-03-04 at the Wayback Machine. New Brunswick Literary Encyclopedia, 2010.