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C. Dale Young

C. Dale Young practices medicine full-time and teaches in the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers. He is the author of four collections of poetry, the most recent being Torn (Four Way Books 2011) and The Halo (Four Way Books, 2016). His novel in stories, The Affliction, is forthcoming from Four Way Books in early 2018. He is a recipient of fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the National Endowment for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation.

His poetry and short fiction have appeared in many anthologies and magazines, including The Best American Poetry, Asian American Poetry: The Next Generation, American Poetry Review, The Atlantic Monthly, The Nation, The New Republic, The Paris Review, and POETRY. He lives in San Francisco with his spouse the biologist and composer, Jacob Bertrand.

Email him at cdaleyoung [at] cdaleyoung [dot] com.

NEW: C. Dale Young's debut novel now available for pre-ordering from or direct from Four Way Books.

C. Dale Young, poet