Tavel Receives Robert Frost Award
November 08, 2010

Adam Tavel, assistant professor of English at Wor-Wic Community College, was selected as the 2010 winner of the 14th annual Robert Frost award for his poem, “The Great Disappointment.”

Tavel was also a finalist for the 2010 Intro Poetry Prize with Four Way Books for his manuscript, “The Fawn Abyss.” His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in “Indiana Review,” “Redivider,” “Portland Review,” “Cave Wall,” “Georgetown Review,” “Clarion,” “South Carolina Review,” “Apalachee Review,” “Devil’s Lake,” “Euphony” and “Two Review.” Tavel’s poetry is also scheduled to appear soon in the anthologies “Dogs Singing” and “A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry.”

Tavel cofounded an online journal called, “Conte,” and he is a contributing editor at “Emprise Review.”

Tavel received a bachelor’s degree in historical communications from Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Penn., a master’s degree in English language and literature from the University of Toledo (Ohio), and a master’s degree in creative writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts of Union Institute and University.

Visit www.frostfoundation.org to view Tavel’s poem and a video of his empty chair reading.