Daniel Bourne

Dan Bourne

Emeritus Professor - English; [Spanish Department Chair]

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Email: dbourne@wooster.edu


  • B.A., Indiana 1979
  • M.F.A., Indiana 1987

Courses Taught

Awards and Professional Memberships

As founding editor of the literary journal Artful Dodge, he was awarded the 1993 Ohioana Library Association's Award for Editorial Excellence.


  • The recipient of four poetry fellowships from the Ohio Arts Council, most recently in 2004-2005
  • Published two books of poetry: The Household Gods and Where No One Spoke the Language
  • Contributed poems to American Poetry Review, Field, Ploughshares, Salmagundi, and others
  • Published a collection of his translations of the poetry and essays of Polish political writer Tomasz Jastrun: On the Crossroads of Asia and Europe
  • Other translations appear in Partisan Review, Northwest Review, and Colorado Review


Bourne is active in contemporary American literature, Polish literature and culture, and writing with a strong sense of place, especially creative nonfiction involving the environment. He was a Fulbright research fellow to Poland in 1985-87.