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Featured Poet Sean Thomas Dougherty

Sean Thomas DoughertyKnown 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.