Daniel Halpern was born in Syracuse, New York, in 1945. He is the author of nine collections of poetry, including Tango (1987), Selected Poems (1994), and Something Shining: Poems (1999). He has edited over 15 anthologies and books. A recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as the PEN Publisher Citation and the first Editor’s Award from Poets and Writers, Halpern has been the publisher and president of Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, since 1971. He has taught creative writing at Columbia University, The New School for Social Research, and Princeton University. He currently lives in New York and Princeton, New Jersey.
Audio Recordings on Daniel Halpern
- As part of Poetry in English at the Library of Congress, Louise Glück and Daniel Halpern reading their poems on November 1, 1990.