PROFESSOR EMERITUS, UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, AMHERST.
Director, MFA Program in English, University of Massachusetts, 1970-1979;
Director: IX International Hemingway Conference, Bimini, Bahamas, January, 2000.
Boston University, PH.D. 1963 [American Literature. Dissertation: “An
Analytical Study of Edward Taylor’s ‘Preparatory Meditations’”]
Boston University, A.M. 1959 [American Literature]
Boston University, S.T.M. 1957 [Social Ethics]
Boston University, S.T.B. l956 [Theology]
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, B.A. l953 [English Literature]
University of Massachusetts, Amherst 1966– (Full Professor 1974; Professor Emeritus 1995)
California University at Chico, 1963-1966 (Assistant Professor)
Emerson College, 1961-1963 (Assistant Professor)
Boston University, 1958-1961 (Teaching Fellow)
University of Freiburg, West Germany: Guest Professor 1981-1982; 1989
University of Frankfurt, West Germany: Guest Professor, Fall Semester, 1985-1986
Xiamen University, People’s Republic of China, Fulbright Professor, Spring Semester, 1993
University of L’Viv, Ukraine, Guest Lecturer, Fall 1992.
BURNING THE LEAVES, a collection of sonnets, iUnivrese, 2018.
OUR ISLAND, A Fourteen-Month Journal of Life on Swan’S Island, Maine, in the Seventies, iUniverse, 2015.
BUSTER’S BOOK, Family Voices to and from the Front: WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam [memoir], iUniverse, 2012.
ORCHARDS OF ALMONDS [novel], iUniverse, 2011.
SWANS ISLAND BUOYS and Other Lines[poems],iUniverse, Bloomington, 2010
HALF HITCH [novel], iUniverse, Bloomington, 2010
LATE AT NIGHT IN THE ROWBOAT, [poems], Lost Horse Press, 2005
JOURNEY TO THE CORRIDA, Lynx Press, 2000 [poems]
EURIPIDES’ ANDROMACHE, [translation] University of Pennsylvania Press, Penn Greek Drama Series, 1997
PLAYING FOR KEEPS, Lynx Press, 1990 [poems]
THE AGAMENTICUS POEMS, The Hollow Spring Press, l984 [poems]
CROSSING BY FERRY, Poems New and Selected, University of Massachusetts Press, 1978
THE UNCLE HARRY POEMS and Other Maine Reminiscences, The Outland Press, 1977 [poems]
THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD POETS, ed., Harcourt, Brace, and Jovanovich, New York, 1976 [An anthology, with introduction and notes, of 85 poets from the Spanish Revolution to the present]
AND SANDPIPERS SHE SAID, University of Massachusetts Press, l970 [poems]
WALDEN, 100 YEARS AFTER THOREAU, Yorick Books, 1968 [poems]
THE GRAVES OF SCOTLAND PARISH, Heron Paperbacks, 1968 [poems]
THE SUNFISH AND THE PARTRIDGE, Pym-Randall Press, 1965 [poems]
A TAGORE READER, [translator] with Amiya Chakravarty, ed., Macmillan, New York, 1960
CHAPBOOKS: LINES FROM BIMINI WATERS, Rowhouse Press, Seattle, 1998.
THE CLEVELAND AVENUE POEMS, 2nd ed, Hollow Spring Press, Chester, 1988
ESSAY: “Translation”: North Dakota Quarterly Vol 74, No 4, Fall 2007, 9.
Co-Editor, Poetry, MASSACHUSETTS REVIEW, 1968-1972
Poetry Editor, THE NEW AMERICAN REVIEW, 1981-1985
Poetry Editor, THE NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, current
WORK REPRINTED IN ANTHOLOGIES [AND A BIOGRAPHY OF THE MURPHYS]:
LETTERS FROM THE LOST GENERATION: Gerald and Sara Murphy and Friends, Expanded Edition, ed. Linda Patterson Miller: [Junkins poem re-printed as a preface: “Exploring Cap d’Antibes: a Guest house, a Studio, an Old Arboretum], University Press of Florida, 2002.
THE LONGMAN ANTHOLOGY OF AMERICAN POETRY, COLONIAL TO CONTEMPORARY, ed. Hilary Russell: “Uncle Harry: Splitting Oak Before Pickerel Fishing, 1942”; “Playing Glassies with Dickie Mallar, 1943” (New York, 1992, 286-289).
THE NEW YORKER BOOK OF POEMS: Selected by the Editors of the NEW YORKER: “Walden in July” (New York: The Viking Press, 1969), 773.
CONTEMPORARY NEW ENGLAND POETRY: A SAMPLER, Vol I, ed. Paul Ruffin:
“Joseph Moody, schoolmaster in York, Maine in my 21st year, associate pastor to my father Samuel, living at home, January 1722”; “I am the Reverend Joseph Moody, removed from my pulpit in York, Maine for being `incapable.’ I visit the river at dusk. April 1739” The Texas Review Press, 1979, 85-86.
CONTEMPORARY NEW ENGLAND POETRY: A SAMPLER, Vol II, ed. Paul Ruffin: “Crossing by Ferry,” “Swan’s Island, the Late Seventies, Middle Age,” The Texas Review Press, 1988, 72-74.
THE AMERICAN LITERARY ANTHOLOGY 2, ed. George Plimpton and Peter Ardery. (The Second Annual Collection of the Best from the Literary Magazines): “The Inheritance,” [chosen by Anne Sexton] Random House, New York, 1969, 136-137.
POETRY, AN INTRODUCTION AND ANTHOLOGY, ed. Charles Felver and Martin K. Nurmi: “Processions,” “The Sunfish,” Merrill Books, Columbus, 371.
THEMES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE, ed. Charles Genthe and George Keithley: “Woodcut,” Heath, Lexington, 1972, 803-804.
A YEAR IN POETRY: A Treasury of Classic and Modern Verses for Every Date on the Calendar, ed. Thomas Foster and Elizabeth Guthrie [Foreward by Richard Wilbur]: “Swan’s Island, August 9, 1974,” Crown, New York, 282.
SUMAC ANTHOLOGY, ed. Joseph Bednarik: “Uncle Harry: Lower Basin 1936,” “Uncle Harry: Splitting Oak Before Pickerel Fishing, 1942,” Michigan State University Press.
1a. Hemingway in China [listed as a review], NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, Vol 76, Nos 1 and 2, Winter and Spring 2009, 209-218.
b. “Martha Gellhorn’s Letters, NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, Vol 76, Nos 1 and 2, Winter and Spring 2009, 123-131.
1. “Martha Gellhorn at Catscradle,” NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, Vol 73, Nos. 1& 2, Winter & Spring, 2006, 173-181.
2. “Conversations with Carol Hemingway Gardner at Ninety,” NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, Vol 70, No 4, Fall 2003, 254-277.
3. “Re-reading Islands in the Stream,” NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, Vol 69, Nos 2 & 3, Spring/Summer 2001, 109-122.
4. “An Interruption at the Finca, with an Anecdote about Faulkner,” NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, Vol. 66, No. 2, 1999.
5. ‘“Nothing Had Eaten Any Breakfast,’ Point of View and Syntax in Hemingway’s “A Canary for One,” NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, Vol. 65, No. 3, 1998.
6. “Hemingway’s First Corrida De Toros,” NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, Vol 64, No 3. Summer, 1997.
7. “‘Oh Give the Bird a Chance’: Nature and Vilification in Hemingway’s TORRENTS OF SPRING,” NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, Vol 63, No 3, Summer, 1996, 65-80.
8. “Hemingway’s Old Lady and the Aesthetics of Pundonor,” NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, Spring 1994-95, 195-204.
9. “Myth-making, Androgyny, and the Creative Process: Answering Mark Spilka,” HEMINGWAY REPOSSESSED,ESSAYS, ed. Kenneth Rosen, Praeger, New York, 1993, 92-99.
10. “The Poetry of the Twentieth Chapter of DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON; Relationships between the Deleted
and Published Halves,” HEMINGWAY IN ITALY AND OTHER ESSAYS, ed. Robert Lewis, Praeger, New York, 1990, 113-121.
11. “Hemingway: Shadowboxing in the Biographies,” HEMINGWAY: ESSAYS OF REASSESSMENT, ed. Frank Scafella, Oxford University Press, London, New York, 1990, 787-792.
12. “Philip Haines Was a Writer,” [untitled holograph text, edited by Donald Junkins from ms. 648a, Hemingway Room, John F. Kennedy Library, Boston], THE HEMINGWAY REVIEW, Vol. IX, No 2, Spring 1990, 2-9.
13. “Hemingway Ms 648b,” “Hemingway Ms 648a,” ed. Donald Junkins, THE HEMINGWAY REVIEW, Vol I,
No 2, Spring 1990, 22-47.
14. “Hemingway’s Paris Short Story: A Study in Revising,” THE HEMINGWAY REVIEW, Vol IX. No 2, Spring 1990, 10-21.
15. “Hemingway’s Bullfighter Poems,” HEMINGWAY REVIEW, Vol VI, No 2, Spring 1987, 38-45.
16. “Hemingway’s Contribution to American Poetry,” THE HEMINGWAY REVIEW, Vol IV, No 2, Spring 1985, 18-23.
17. “New England as Region and Idea: Looking over the Tafferel of our Craft,” THE MASSACHUSETTS REVIEW, Vol XXVI, Nos 2 & 3, Winter/Spring l986, 198-207.
18. “Conversations, Indiscretions, Autobiography,” HARPERS, October l972, Vol 245, No 1469, 128-133.
19. “After This Life We Will Listen,” [George Keithley’s THE DONNER PARTY], THE ATLANTIC, March 1972, Vol 229, No 3, 95-99.
20. “Lawrence’s `Horse-Dealer’s Daughter,'” STUDIES IN SHORT FICTION, Vol VI, No 2, Winter 1969.
21. “Hawthorne’s HOUSE OF SEVEN GABLES: A Prototype of the Human Mind,” LITERATURE AND PSYCHOLOGY, Vol XVII, No 4, 1967, 193-210.
22. “D.H. Lawrence’s `Rocking-Horse Winner’: A Modern Myth,” STUDIES IN SHORT FICTION, Vol II, No 1, Fall l964, 87-89.
23. “The Novels of Theresa DeKerpely,” CRITIQUE: STUDIES IN MODERN FICTION, Vol XIII, No 1, 1970, 48-58.
24. “The Selected Poems of Irving Layton,” THE FAR POINT, No 3, Fall/Winter l969, 91-98.
25. “Creeley and Rexroth: No Simple Poets,” THE MASSACHUSETTS REVIEW, Vol IX, No 3, Summer l969, 598-603.
26. “Edward Taylor’s Creative Process,” EARLY AMERICAN LITERATURE, Vol III, No 3, Spring 1970, 67- 68.
27. “`Should Stars Wooe Lobster Claws?’: Edward Taylor’s Poetic Practice and Theory,” EARLY AMERICAN LITERATURE, Vol III, No 2, November 1968, 188-217.
28. “Edward Taylor’s Revisions,” AMERICAN LITERATURE, Vol 37, No 2, May l965, 135-152.
29. “Mountain Interval: A Visit with Robert Frost,” INDIAN LITERATURE, Vol. III, No 2, April/Sept, l960.
30. “The Road Less Traveled By: An Interview with Robert Frost,” MOTIVE, Vol. XVII, No 7, April 1957, 7-8.
Poems published in FIELD, THE NEW YORKER, THE ATLANTIC, THE MINNESOTA REVIEW, THE SEWANEE REVIEW, POETRY, THE NEW YORKER ANTHOLOGY, THE MASSACHUSETTS REVIEW, THE ANTIOCH REVIEW, AUDIENCE, AMERICAN ANTHOLOGY/2, CHOICE, THE NORTHWEST REVIEW, THE VIRGINIA QUARTERLY REVIEW, POETRY NOW, THE AMERICAN POETRY REVIEW, THE NEW AMERICAN REVIEW, THE OHIO REVIEW, THE GREENFIELD REVIEW, THE NEW ENGLAND REVIEW/BREADLOAF QUARTERLY, THE NEW YORK QUARTERLY, CONFRONTATION, SALMAGUNDI, THE GREENSBORO REVIEW, THE CINCINNATI POETRY REVIEW, WILLOW SPRING, PRAIRIE SCHOONER, COLORADO NORTH REVIEW, CONNECTICUT POETRY REVIEW, NORTH STONE REVIEW, NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, NEW LETTERS, SHAWANGUNK REVIEW, OSIRIS 64, AETHLON.
POETRY TRANSLATED INTO FOREIGN LANGUAGES
[Booklet: translation into Provence (occitane) and French] QUAND BANDISSON LOU BRAU DINS L’ARENO (“The Bull Enters the Bullring”); Quand Bandissons. . . trans Roland Pécout; Le Toro entre dans l’Arêne, trans Catherine Aldington; Edicion lou Gregau-Gregau Press, 1997.
MAJOR REVIEWS OF DONALD JUNKINS’ POETRY
THE GEORGIA REVIEW, Vol XLV, No 4, Winter 1991, 768-769. See also A WAY OF HAPPENING by Fred Chappell, Picador USA, New York, 1998, 38-39.
THE SEWANEE REVIEW, Fall, 1979.
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, Dec. 31, 1978.
CRITICAL DISCUSSION OF JUNKINS’ POEMS: [GERMANY]: Franz Link, MAKE IT NEW: US-amerikanische Lyrik des 20. Jahrhunderts, “Autobiographische Dichtung,” Ferdinand Schöningh, Munchen, 1996, 525-530.
BIOGRAPHICAL: “A Certain Obscurity: the Experience of Swan’s Island Informs the Poetry of Donald Junkins,” Carl Little, ISLAND JOURNAL [Mt. Desert Island, Maine], The Annual Publication of the Island Institute, Vol. 16, 999, 76-79.
SCHOLARLY PAPERS DELIVERED
1. “¼things are not as simple as I’ve written them’: Hemingway As Poet,” Modernist Crossings: American Literature Association Symposium, Cancun, Mexico, Dec. 6-10, 2000.
2. “A View of Saugus from the Hill,” Saugus Historical Society, October 8, 1997.
3. “Big Bad Ernest Hemingway, or What the Iceberg Really Means,” SUNY, New Paltz, May 23,1996.
4. “Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea As Tragedy: A Rebuttal to Gerry Brenner, International Hemingway Conference, Havana, Cuba, July 16-23, 1995.
5. “Why English Teachers Should Not Be Allowed to Teach Poetry,” Loomis Chafee School Annual Art Lectures, April, 1994.
6. “TEN LECTURES ON ERNEST HEMINGWAY,” University of L’Viv, Ukraine, September 4-20, 1993.
7. “`Oh, Give the Bird a Chance’: Nature and Vilification in Hemingway’s Torrents of Spring,” 6th International Hemingway and 2nd International Fitzgerald Conferences, Paris, July 8-12, 1994.
8. “A Problem in Depiction: Hemingway’s Prose as Film Script,” Fudan University, Shanghai, April 19 1993; Beijing Foreign Studies University, May 17, l993; Guangdong College of Education,
Guangzhou, May 31, l993; Guangxi University, Nanning, June 2, l993; Shandong University,
Jinan, June12,1993; Guangxi Teacher’s University, Guilin(SecondInternationalHemingway Symposium, Guilin), July 21, l993.
9. “Ernest Hemingway’s Life and Works,” Hefei College of Education, June 27, l993; Tongling Institute of Finance and Economics, July 2, l993.
10. “Poor Iddy Bitty Scotty: Another Hemingway Memoir of Fitzgerald,” First International F. Scott Fitzgerald Conference, Hofstra University, Hempstead New York, October l992.
11. “Myth-making, Androgyny, and the Creative Process: Answering Mark Spilka,” Fifth International Hemingway Conference, Pamplona, Spain, July 15, l992.
12. “Hemingway’s Old Lady in DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON,” Fourth International Hemingway Conference, John F. Kennedy Library, Boston, July 7-11, l990.
13. “Hemingway’s Last Paris Short Story,” International Hemingway Symposium, Guilin, China, July 18, 1989.
14. “Big Bad Ernest Hemingway,” The University of Freiburg, West Germany, June 15, l989.
15. “More Moveable Feasts:A New Hemingway Memoir of Fitzgerald, “Hemingway Nightcafe, Freiburg, West Germany, July 1, l989.
16. “The True Gold: Hemingway and Androgyny,” Modern Language Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 1968.
17. “Shadowboxing in the Hemingway Biographies,” Third International Hemingway Conference, Schruns, Austria, June 20, 1988.
18. “The Poetry of the Twentieth Chapter of DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON: Relationships between the Deleted and Published Halves,” Second International Hemingway Conference, Lignano, Italy, June 20, 1988.
19. “The Comeback of Ernest Hemingway: New Information, New Attitudes in the l980’s,” Center for North American Studies and Research, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, November 25, 1985.
20. “Papa and Poetry: Hemingway’s Tortoise-Shell Cat,” Amerika Haus, Munich, West Germany, November 27, 1985.
21. “Hemingway’s Short Stories as Poetry,” English Studies Institute, University of Regensburg, West Germany, January 15, 1986.
22. “Hemingway: ‘Cat in the Rain’ and ‘The End of Something,’ ” English Studies Institute, University of Saarlande, West Germany, February 6, 1986.
23. “Hemingway’s Short Stories,” State Institute for Teacher Training, German-American Institute of Saarbrucken, West Germany, February 6 1986.
24. “The Poetry of Hemingway’s Short Stories,” American Studies Institute, University of Hamburg, West Germany, January 29, 1986.
25. “Teaching Poetry in Secondary Schools,” Amerika Haus Hamburg liaison, Lubeck, West Germany, February 3, 1986.
26. “Hemingway’s DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON,” English:American Studies Seminar, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, West Germany, February 12, 1986.
27. “Hemingway’s Bullfighter Poems: A Reading,” American Studies Department, University of Perugia, Italy, March 22, 1985.
28. “Hemingway’s Poetry in `Cat in the Rain,'” American Studies Department, University of Perugia, Italy, March 22, l985.
29. “Hemingway’s Bullfighter Poems,” Hemingway Conference, “A Moveable Feast,” Florida Council of Libraries, Key West, January 10, l985.
30. “The Poetry of DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON,” First International Hemingway Conference, Madrid, Spain, June 21, l984.
31. “Hemingway’s Contribution to American Poetry,” SAMLA (South Atlantic Modern Language Association), Atlanta, October 15, l983.
32. “Robert Lowell: One Hand on the White Lime, One Hand on the Black Earth,” “Seeing New Englandly Conference: University of Southern Maine, November 15, 1980.
33. “Edward Taylor’s Revisions,” Northern California Philological Society, University of California, Davis, October 15, l963.
HONORS AND AWARDS
NEW LETTERS Poetry Prize, Vol 70 No 2, Spring 2004.
First Place Runner-up NEW LETTERS Poetry Prize, Winter 1990-1991.
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant, 1978-1979.
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Grant, 1973-1974.
National Endowment for the Arts Literary Anthology (#2) Award, 1969. Judge: Anne Sexton.
Jenny Tane Award for best group of poems in THE MASSACHUSETTS REVIEW, 1967. Judge: Tony Connor.
Poetry Scholar, Breadloaf Writers’ Conference, 1959.
POET IN RESIDENCIES, READINGS
Forty universities, colleges, and secondary schools, including: University of Texas, Smith College, California University at San Fernando, University of Maine at Orono, Temple, Williams College, University of Tennessee at Nashville, Harvard, Providence College, California University at San Francisco, Wellesley College, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Bradford College, University of Maine at Gorham, University of California at Davis, American International College, Deerfield Academy, St. Mark’s School, Tower Hill School (Delaware), St. Andrew’s School, Tatnall School (Delaware), University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Framingham State College, Northwest Louisiana University, Maine State Commission on the Arts, Bates College, University of Delaware, Keene State College, Kiskiminitis School (Saltsburg), Rumsey Hall School (Connecticut), University of Frankfurt (West Germany), Amerika Haus Freiburg, Amerika Haus Hamburg, University of West Florida, Bowdoin College, Ventura College (California), Mt. Holyoke College, Boston University, University of North Dakota, University of Freiburg, (Germany), University of L’Viv, (Ukraine), Fudan University (Shanghai, China) University of Perugia (Italy), Gulf Stream School (Gulf Stream, Florida), Nyack College, S.U.N.Y. New Paltz.
“Five Poems of Li Bai (Li Po),” with Kaimei Zheng, North Dakota Quarterly, Vol 68, No 4, Fall, 2001, 7-14.
ANDROMACHE, Euripides, Univ. of Penn Press, Penn Greek Drama Series, 1997.
Gibbons Ruark, Staying Blue, North Dakota Quarterly, Vol 77, Nos 2 & 3, Spring/Summer, 147-150
Don Johnson, Here and Gone: New and Selected Poems; Robert Bagg, The Tandem Ride and Other Excursions: Selected Poems 1955-2010; Maxine Kumin, Still to Mow, North Dakota Quarterly, Vol 76, No 4,
Fall 2009, 187-195.
Matthew J. Bruccoli with Judith S. Baughman, Hemingway and the Mechanism of Fame; and Peter Moreira, Hemingway and the China Front: His World War II Spy Mission with Martha Gellhorn, North Dakota Quarterly, Vol 76, Nos 1 and 2, Winter and Spring, 2009, 205-218.
X.J. Kennedy, In a Prominent Bar in Secaucus: New and Selected Poems 1955-2007, North Dakota Quarterly, Vol. 74, No. 4, Fall 2007, 153-157.
Henry Braun, Loyalty, New and Selected Poems, North Dakota Quarterly, Vol.74, No. 1, Winter 2007, 176-181.
Helen Fremont, After Long Silence; Pat Schneider, Another River: New and Selected Poems; Wake Up Laughing, North Dakota Quarterly, Vol. 73, No. 3, Summer 2006, 191-201.
H.R. Stoneback, Café Milennium & Other Poems, Deus Loci, The Lawrence Durrell Journal, NS9 (2003-2005), 146-149.
Richard Wilbur, Collected Poems 1943-2004. North Dakota Quarterly, Vol 72, No 4, Fall 2005, 197-202.
William Kloefkorn, Sergeant Patrick Gass, Chief Carpenter on the Trail with Lewis and Clark, North Dakota Quarterly,Vol 71 No 2, Spring 2004, 168-169.
Ha Jin: Under the Red Flag, with Kaimei Zheng, North Dakota Quarterly, Vol 67, No 1, 168-171.
Andrea Lynn, Shadow Lovers: The Last Affairs of H.G. Wells, North Dakota Quarterly, Vol 69, No 2, 2002, 161-165.
1. Knowledge Carried to the Heart: A Festschrift for H.R. Stoneback, ed Matthew Nickel, “Homage to Harry Stoneback,” Des Hymnagistes Press,West Park, NY and Lafayette, LA, 2010, 7-8.
2. Lay This Laurel: A Festschrift for David Porter, ed. Margaret H. Freeman, “A Singer Trilogy for Dave and Lee Porter, Myrifield Press, Heath, MA, 2-3.
3. What Thou Lovest Well Remains: Poems c/o Brunnenburg Castle [to Ezra Pound and Mary de Rachewiltz], H.R. Stoneback, Des Hymnagiste Press, West Park, NY, 2007
KEYNOTE SPEECH at International Hemingway Symposium, Guilin. China, July 17-29, 1989:
“From Novel Fragment to Short Story: Hemingway’s Creative Process” [An introduction to and reading of Hemingway’s unpublished short story, “Philip Haines Was a Writer.”]
Carol Hemingway Gardner, [Ernest Hemingway’s youngest sister] 26 minutes, with Kaimei Zheng. shown at the Xth International Hemingway Conference, Stresa, Italy, July 2-7, 2002.
© Donald Junkins