Dean Rader

Dean Rader

Professor

Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-4184 Kalmanovitz Hall 485

Biography

Dean Rader has written, edited, or co-edited eleven books. His debut collection of poems, Works & Days, won the 2010 T. S. Eliot Poetry Prize and Landscape Portrait Figure Form (2014) was named by The Barnes & Noble Review as a Best Poetry Book. Recent poems have appeared in The New York Times, Best American Poetry, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, and many others.

Dean writes and reviews regularly for The San Francisco Chronicle, The Huffington Post, BOMB, and Ploughshares. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry, the George Bogin Award from the Poetry Society of America, and a Distinguished Teaching Award from the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Dean really, really wishes he could have met Cy Twombly, Marvin Gaye, Toni Morrison, Gabriel Garcia-Marquez, George Harrison, Paul Klee, and Emily Dickinson.

Education
PhD, SUNY-Binghamton
MA, SUNY-Binghamton
BA, Baylor University
Expertise
Poetry
Literary studies
American Indian studies
Visual/popular culture
Selected Publications

Rader, Dean. (2011) Engaged Resistance: American Indian Art, Literature, and Film From Alcatraz to the NMAI. University of Texas Press.

Rader, Dean. (2014) 99 Poems for the 99 Percent: An Anthology of Poetry. 99: The Press .

Rader, Dean. (2010) Works & Days. Truman State University Press.

Rader, Dean. (2014) Landscape Portrait Figure Form. Omnidawn.

Rader, Dean. (2011) Engaged Resistance: American Indian Art, Literature, and Film from Alcatraz to the NMAI. University of Texas Press.

Awards & Distinctions

Guggenheim Fellowship Winner, 2019