Robert Leary

Rookie - 8 Points (New London, Connecticut)

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I started writing poetry at the age of twenty at the University of Connecticut. At UConn I studied with James Scully and won the Wallace Stevens Award for poetry several times. While there I published poems in the Wormwood Review. Upon graduation I entered Harvard first studying with Richard Tillinghast in the summer. I then was introduced to Robert Lowell, submitted a manuscript and was formally... more »

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  • Rookie - 393 Points Michael Walker (4/21/2014 6:42:00 PM)

    He has the right background to be a poet, going to Harvard and meeting Robert Lowell, a major poet. All Leary needs to do now is write more and more.

  • Rookie - 393 Points Michael Walker (4/21/2014 6:39:00 PM)

    Very original, thought-provoking poems. When I have time, I will read his other poems.

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