BOA Authors & Poets
Sean Thomas Dougherty
Sean Thomas Dougherty is the author of Nightshift Belonging to Lorca, a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize; Except by Falling, winner of the 2000 Pinyon Press Poetry Prize from Mesa State College; and BOA titles Broken Hallelujahs, Sasha Sings the Laundry on the Line, and All You Ask For is Longing.
His awards include two Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Fellowships in Poetry. Known for his electrifying performances, he has toured extensively across North America and Europe. He received an MFA in poetry from Syracuse University and lives in Erie, PA where he teaches writing workshops.