A L Nielsen

Aldon Lynn Nielsen is a poet and literary critic, currently on the faculty of the Pennsylvania State University, where he is the George and Barbara Kelly Professor of American Literature. Born in Nebraska, raised in Washington D.C., he now divides his time between State College, PA, and Santa Barbara, CA. Among his many awards are the Gertrude Stein Award, the SAMLA Studies Prize, the Josephine Miles Award, the Kayden Award and the Larry Neal Award for poetry.