Authors: Poetry

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    Richard Blanco
    Richard Blanco
    Richard Blanco and his family arrived in Miami as exiles from Cuba through Madrid, where he was born. The negotiation of cultural identity and universal themes of place and belonging characterize his five collections of poetry, including his latest, How to Love a Country. His poems have also appeared...
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    Michael Buckhard
    Michael Buckhard
    Michael Burkard is the author of lucky coat anywhere (Nightboat Books, 2011); Envelope of Night: Selected and Uncollected Poems, 1966–1990 (Nightboat Books, 2008); and Unsleeping(Sarabande Books, 2001), among others. He is the recipient of the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award and the Whiting Writers’ Award, as well as fellowships from the National Endowment for...
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    Charles Coe
    Charles Coe
    Charles Coe is the author of the poetry collection Picnic on the Moon. His poetry and prose have appeared in numerous newspapers and literary reviews and magazines, and his poems have been set to music by composers Julia Carey, Beth Denisch and Robert Moran. Charles also writes feature articles,...
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    Patrick Donnelly
    Patrick Donnelly
    Patrick Donnelly is the author of four books of poetry including his latest, Little- Known Operas. Former poet laureate of Northampton, Massachusetts, Donnelly is the director of the Poetry Seminar at The Frost Place, and an associate editor of Poetry International. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review,...
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    Jeff Friedman
    Jeff Friedman
    Jeff Friedman’s newest book, The Marksman, will be published by Carnegie Mellon University Press in fall 2020. He is the author of seven previous poetry collections, including Floating Tales, Pretenders and Working in Flour. Friedman’s poems, mini stories and translations have appeared in American Poetry Review, Poetry, New England...
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    Anna Maria Hong
    Anna Maria Hong
    Anna Maria Hong is the author of the novella H & G (Sidebrow Books), winner of the A Room of Her Own Foundation’s Clarissa Dalloway Prize, and Age of Glass, winner of Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s First Book Poetry Competition and the Poetry Society of America’s 2019 Norma...
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    Peter Johnson
    Peter Johnson
    Peter Johnson's new book of prose poems is Old Man Howling at the Moon, along with a forthcoming anthology he's editing called A Cast-Iron Airplane That Can Actually Fly: Commentaries from 80 Contemporary American Poets on Their Prose Poetry. His second book of prose poems, Miracles & Mortifications, received...
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    Edgar Kunz
    Edgar Kunz
    Edgar Kunz is a writer from New England and author of the debut poetry collection,Tap Out. His work has been supported by fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the MacDowell Colony, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Vanderbilt University, and Stanford University, where he was a...
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    Dorothea Lasky
    Dorothea Lasky
    Dorothea Lasky is the author of six full-length collections of poetry: Milk, Rome, Thunderbird, Black Life and AWE plus the forthcoming Animals.  She is also the author of six chapbooks: Matter: A Picturebook, The Blue Teratorn, Poetry is Not a Project, Tourmaline, The Hatmaker’s Wife, Art, and Alphabets and...
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    Marilyn Nelson
    Marilyn Nelson
    Marilyn Nelson is the author or translator of more than 20 books and chapbooks for adults and children. Her critically acclaimed books for young adults include A Wreath for Emmett Till and the groundbreaking Carver: A Life in Poems, a Newbery Honor Book. Of Marilyn’s nine poetry collections for...
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    Dzvinia Orlowsky
    Dzvinia Orlowsky
    Dzvinia Orlowsky is a Pushcart prize poet, translator, and a founding editor of Four Way Books. She is the author of six poetry collections, including A Handful of Bees (reprinted in 2009 as part of the Carnegie Mellon University Classic Contemporary Series) and her most recent, Bad Harvest, a...
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    Sam Ross
    Sam Ross
    Sam Ross's poems have appeared in Tin House, New Republic, Gulf Coast, Indiana Review, Guernica, and other journals. He has received fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Robert Wilson's Watermill Center, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and Columbia University, where he earned his M.F.A. His book...
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    Mary Ruefle
    Mary Ruefle
    Mary Ruefle is the author of My Private Property, Trances of the Blast, Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures (a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism), and Selected Poems, winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. She has published...
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    Brenda Shaughnessy
    Brenda Shaughnessy
    Brenda Shaughnessy is the author of five poetry collections, including The Octopus Museum, So Much Synth, and Our Andromeda, which was a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Award, The International Griffin Prize, and the PEN Open Book Award.  Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry, Harpers, The New...
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    Evie Shockley
    Evie Shockley
    Evie Shockley is the author of three books of poetry—semiautomatic, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in poetry; the new black, winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in Poetry; and a half-red sea—as well as a critical monograph,...
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    Karen Skolfield
    Karen Skolfield
    Karen Skolfield’s book Battle Dress won the Barnard Women Poets Prize and will be published in August. Her book Frost in the Low Areas won the 2014 PEN New England Award in poetry and the First Book Award from Zone 3 Press, and is a Massachusetts “Must Read” selection....
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    Philip B. Williams
    Philip B. Williams
    Phillip B. Williams is the author of Thief in the Interior, winner of the 2017 Kate Tufts Discovery Award and a 2017 Lambda Literary award, and finalist for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature (Poetry) and a Thom Gunn Award from the Publishing Triangle. He received a 2017...