Authors: Poetry

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    Joshua Brandon Bennett
    Joshua Brandon Bennett
    Joshua Brandon Bennett is a poet, performer, and scholar. He is the author of two collections of poetry, Owed and The Sobbing School, as well as a book of criticism, Being Property Once Myself: Blackness and the End of Man. His first work of narrative nonfiction, Spoken Word: A Cultural History, is forthcoming from...
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    Dan Chiasson
    Dan Chiasson
    Dan Chiasson is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently Math Campers, and a book of criticism, One Kind of Everything: Poem and Person in Contemporary America. He is the poetry critic for The New Yorker. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and...
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    Chard deNiord
    Chard deNiord
    Chard deNiord is the author of seven poetry collections include In My Unknowing, Interstate, Speaking in Turn: a collaboration with Tony Sanders; The Double Truth, Night Mowing,  Sharp Golden Thorn, and Asleep in the Fire. DeNiord has also authored two books of  interviews with renowned American poets,  Sad Friends, Drowned Lovers, Stapled Songs: Reflections and Conversations with...
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    Peter Filkins
    Peter Filkins
    Peter Filkins is the Richard B. Fisher Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at Bard College at Simon's Rock and a visiting professor of literature at Bard College. He is the author of five books of poems: What She Knew, After Homer, Augustine's Vision, and The View We're Granted,...
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    Alexandria Hall
    Alexandria Hall
    Alexandria Hall’s debut poetry collection, Field Music, was selected by Rosanna Warren as a winner of the National Poetry Series. She holds an MFA from New York University and is now a PhD student in Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Southern California. Hall is the founder...
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    Edward Hirsch
    Edward Hirsch
    Edward Hirsch is a celebrated poet and peerless advocate for poetry. A MacArthur fellow, he has published ten books of poems, including his newest collection Stranger By Night, and six books of prose. He is the author of the classic bestseller, How to read a poem and has just published...
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    Jane Hirshfield
    Jane Hirshfield
    Jane Hirshfield is the author of nine books of poetry, including Ledger; The Beauty; Come, Thief; and Given Sugar, Given Salt. She is also the author of two now-classic collections of essays, Nine Gates: Entering the Mind of Poetry and Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World, and...
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    Tim Mayo
    Tim Mayo
    Tim Mayo holds an ALB, Cum Laude, from Harvard University and an MFA from The Bennington Writing Seminars. Among the many places his poems and reviews have appeared are The American Journal of Poetry and The Writer’s Almanac. His poems have received seven Pushcart Prize nominations and have twice...
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    Jennifer Militello
    Jennifer Militello
    Jennifer Militello is the author of A Camouflage of Specimens and Garments, called “positively bewitching” by Publishers Weekly; Body Thesaurus, named one of the top books of 2013 by Best American Poetry; and Flinch of Song, winner of the Tupelo Press First Book Award. Her poetry and nonfiction have...
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    Deborah Paredez
    Deborah Paredez
    Deborah Paredez is a poet, performance scholar, and cultural critic whose writing explores the workings of memory, the legacies of war, and feminist elegy. She is the author of the poetry collections Year of the Dog, This Side of Skin, and of the critical study Selenidad: Selena, Latinos, and the Performance of Memory. Her...
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    Elizabeth A.I. Powell
    Elizabeth A.I. Powell
    Elizabeth A.I. Powell is the author of three books of poems, including Atomizer. Her second book of poems,  Willy Loman’s Reckless Daughter: Living Truthfully Under Imaginary Circumstances was named a “Books We Love 2016” by The New Yorker. Her novel, Concerning the Holy Ghost's Interpretation of JCrew Catalogues was...
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    Vijay Seshadri
    Vijay Seshadri
    Vijay Seshadri was born in Bangalore, India, and came to America as a small child. He is the author of four collections of poems: 3 Sections, winner of the Pulitzer Prize; The Long Meadow, winner of the James Laughlin Award of the Academy of American Poets; Wild Kingdom and...
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    Mark Wunderlich
    Mark Wunderlich
    Mark Wunderlich is the author of God of Nothingness; The Earth Avails, winner of the Rilke Prize; Voluntary Servitude; and The Anchorage, winner of the Lambda Literary Award. He has published individual poems in The Nation, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Believer, The Paris Review, Slate, Yale Review, The New York...