Chiasson, Dan

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Chiasson, Dan Gender: M
Daniel Paul Chiasson
born on 9 May 1971 at 00:58 (= 12:58 AM )
Place Burlington, Vermont, 44n29, 73w13
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 17°56' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 03°31 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 23°05'

Dan Chiasson
photo: Dchiasso, license cc-by-sa-4.0


American poet, critic, and journalist whom the Sewanee Review called "the country’s most visible poet-critic." He is the Lorraine C. Wang Professor of English Literature at Wellesley College.

Chiasson is the author of six books, The Afterlife of Objects (University of Chicago Press, 2002), Natural History (Alfred A. Knopf, 2005), One Kind of Everything: Poem and Person in Contemporary America (University of Chicago Press, 2007), Where's the Moon, There's the Moon (Alfred A. Knopf, 2010), Bicentennial (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) and The Math Campers (Alfred A. Knopf, 2020).

He is the poetry critic for The New Yorker, as well as a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, where he writes about poetry, pop music and film. He was the poetry editor (with Meghan O'Rourke) and later advisory editor, of the Paris Review.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate from public records database.


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (PhD in English)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two sons)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc. (Guggenheim Fellowship for poetry)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic (Literary)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor