Liam Rector is the 1998 recipient of the Pen/ New England Award.
His first book of poems was The Sorrow of Architecture, and he was
editor of The Day I Was Older: On the Poetry of Donald Hall. He has
received fellowships in poetry from the Guggenheim Foundation and the
National Endowment for the Arts, and he has administered literary
programs at the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Academy of American
Poets, Associated Writing Programs, and elsewhere. He has taught at
Goucher College, George Mason University, and Phillips Academy and is
currently the Director of the Writing Seminars at Bennington College.
He took graduate degrees from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins and
the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. He now resides in