Glyn Maxwell Biography | Author of The Nerve

Glyn Maxwell
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Nationality 1: British

Birthdate: 1962

Glyn Maxwell, author of the poem “The Nerve,” is a multitalented writer well known for his plays, novels, and opera librettos. He is also a teacher and an editor. Of all his abilities, this award-winning author is most recognized as a gifted poet.

Maxwell was born in Hertfordshire, England, in 1962. He received his bachelor's degree from Oxford University. Shortly after graduation, Maxwell won a scholarship to Boston University and came to the United States to study poetry and theater under Derek Walcott. After returning to England, Maxwell worked as a literary reviewer and later as a visiting writer at Warwick University. Then, in 1996, he returned to the United States, after being offered a position at Amherst College in Massachusetts. Since then, he has taught writing at Princeton, Columbia University, and the New School in New York City. Since 2001, he has also been the...

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