Harms is the author of five collections of poetry, all from Carnegie Mellon University Press: Modern Ocean (1992), The Joy Addict (1998), Quarters (2001), Freeways and Aqueducts (2004), and After West (2007). His poems, essays, and short stories have appeared in many publications, including Poetry, Kenyon Review, Antioch Review, Denver Quarterly, Gettysburg Review, and American Poetry Review. He is a contributing editor of West Branch. Harms has been awarded an NEA fellowship, the PEN/Revson Foundation Fellowship, grants from the West Virginia and Pennsylvania state arts agencies, and residencies at the MacDowell Colony and Yaddo. Harms directs the MFA program in Creative Writing at West Virginia University.
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