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Paul Nelson

PAUL NELSON was born near Boston of Norwegian and Finnish immigrants and was raised mostly in Maine. He attended Dartmouth College on an athletic scholarship and was an officer in the U.S. Navy for three years. After graduate work at Colgate University, he taught high school in Hawaii, and was a college teacher in Vermont, Indiana, and Colorado before becoming a Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing for Ohio University. He has published nine books of poetry, including the...See more