Known for his electrifying performances, Sean Thomas Dougherty has performed at hundreds of venues, universities, and festivals across North America and Europe.
His forthcoming collection, All I Ask for Is Longing: Poems 1994-2014 (2014 BOA Editions) is the thirteenth book he has written or edited. He is the recipient of two Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Fellowships in Poetry and a Fulbright Lectureship to the Balkans. He has read for PBS radio in Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Rochester and Cleveland.
He currently lives in Erie, PA where he works in a pool hall and writes his poems. Check out a little preview performance by Sean Thomas Dougherty on YouTube.