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Uses of the Body, The
Deborah Landau's third collection,  The Uses of the Body , is propelled by two unanticipated events--a death and a birth. The drives and vulnerabilities of the female body, and...
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Ted Kooser
13th United States Poet Laureate (2004–2006) Ted Kooser is a retired life insurance executive who lives on acreage near the village of Garland, Nebraska, with his wife, Kathleen Rutledge....
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Tishani Doshi
Tishani Doshi was born in Madras, India in 1975. She received her Master's in writing from John Hopkins University and worked in London in advertising before returning to India in 2001. At...
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The Poet, the Lion, Talking Pictures, El Farolito, a Wedding in St. Roch, the Big Box Store, the Warp in the Mirror, Spring, Midnights, Fire & All
Part study, part elliptical love song to poetics, MacArthur...
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Arthur Sze
Arthur Sze has published nine books of original poetry, including Compass Rose (2014), which was honored as a Pulitzer Prize finalist, as well as The Ginkgo Light (2009), selected for the PEN...
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Bill Porter (aka Red Pine)
Bill Porter assumes the pen name Red Pine for his translation work. He was born in Los Angeles in 1943, grew up in the Idaho Panhandle, served a tour of duty in the US Army, graduated...
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Natalie Diaz
Natalie Diaz, a member of the Mojave and Pima Indian tribes, attended Old Dominion University on a full athletic scholarship. After playing professional basketball in Austria, Portugal, Spain,...
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Jeffrey Brown
Jeffrey Brown is the chief correspondent for arts, culture, and society at PBS NewsHour . His work has taken him all over the world as he searches for the connections between news and poetry....
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