Philip Appleman

Philip Appleman is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Indiana University-Bloomington. He has published eight volumes of poetry, three novels, and half a dozen nonfiction books, including the widely used Norton Critical Edition, Darwin. His poetry and fiction have won many awards including a fellowship in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Humanist Arts Award of the American Humanist Association, and have appeared in Harper’s, The Nation, New York Times, and Yale Review.

Posts by Philip Appleman

The Skeletons of Dreams

He found giants in the earth: Mastodon, Mylodon, thigh bones like tree trunks, Megatherium, skull big as boulders—once, in this savage country, treetops trembled... Read More

Humanist Voices in Verse: Philip Appleman

This week we’re featuring the beloved humanist poet, Philip Appleman. Philip Appleman is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Indiana University-Bloomington. He has published eight volumes... Read More