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Tim Seibles

reading at Split This Rock, 2014
Born 1955
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Occupation Professor of English
Old Dominion University
Nationality American
Alma mater Southern Methodist University;
Vermont College of Fine Arts
Genre Poetry

The thing is, I’ve been writing for a long time now, trying to be a poet for the last 40 years, and it’s still very difficult not to second-guess myself when reading my own work.
Tim Seibles
I think of myself as an ambassador of the arts. In my heart of hearts, I know the world would by a more peaceful, tender place if we were more moved by the poetry around us.
Tim Seibles
Mostly, when I travel, I want to represent my own work well and let others know how I feel about poetry being an important part of life.
Tim Seibles