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Gerald McCarthy’s books of poetry are War Story, Shoetown, Trouble Light (Univ. of New Mexico Press). His writing appears in numerous magazines and anthologies including: New Letters, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, America, Nimrod, The North Dakota Review, The Café Review, The Deadly Writers Patrol, The New Anthology of American Poetry: Postmodernisms 1950-present (Rutgers), and American War Poetry (Oxford).
A Vietnam Veteran of the Marine Corps, he is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop and the recipient of awards from the NAACP Spring Valley Chapter (Humanitarian Award), The National Writers Union, and the NYS Council on the Arts. He is at work on a memoir—Vet, Deconstructed and lives in Nyack with his wife Michele.
He has taught writing at Attica prison, in migrant labor camps, county jails, schools, and was a Professor of English at St. Thomas Aquinas College.