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  • September 24, 2012   BY Beth Garbitelli  

    Hugh Martin recently won the Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award from The Iowa Review for his poetry. His upcoming book, “The Stick Soldiers,” received the A. Poulin Jr. First Book Prize from BOA Editions. Hugh served in Iraq for 11 months. After returning, he obtained an MFA from Arizona State and he is a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.
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  • July 30, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Patricia Smith is the author of five volumes of poetry, including “Blood Dazzler,” a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award, “Teahouse of the Almighty,” a National Poetry Series selection, and most recently “Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah.” She is a professor for the City University of New York and a Cave Canem faculty member.
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  • July 23, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Michael McGriff’s books include “Home Burial; Dismantling the Hills,” “To Build My Shadow a Fire: The Poetry and Translations of David Wevill” and a co-translation of Tomas Transtromer’s “The Sorrow Gondola.” He is the founding editor of Tavern Books, a publishing house devoted to poetry in translation and the revival of out-of-print books.
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  • June 18, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Carrie Oeding is a native of Minnesota. She received her M.F.A. from Eastern Washington University and her Ph.D. in from Ohio University, where she was awarded the Claude Kantner Fellowship. She currently teaches as a visiting assistant professor at Marshall University.
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  • June 11, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Heather Christle is the author of “What Is Amazing” (Wesleyan University Press), “The Difficult Farm” (Octopus Books, 2009) and “The Trees The Trees” (Octopus Books, 2011), which won the 2012 Believer Poetry Award.
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  • June 4, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Natalie Diaz reads “Abecedarian Requiring Further Examination of Anglikan Seraphym Subjugation of a Wild Indian Rezervation,” a poem from her book “When My Brother Was an Aztec.”
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  • April 30, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    2012 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize-winner W.S. Di Piero reads “Johnny One Note,” from his book “Nitro Nights” (2011, Copper Canyon Press).
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  • April 23, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Marianne Boruch is the author of seven collections of poetry, including “The Book of Hours” (Copper Canyon, 2011), two volumes of essays on poetry and a memoir. Her honors include two Pushcart Prizes and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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  • April 16, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Rowan Ricardo Phillips is a poet, critic and translator. His first collection of poetry is “The Ground,” forthcoming in June by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Phillips is associate professor of English at Stony Brook and director of the Poetry Center and director of Graduate Studies.
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  • April 9, 2012   BY Tom LeGro  

    Katherine Larson won the 2010 Yale Younger Poets Prize and the 2012 Kate Tufts Discovery Award for her book “Radial Symmetry.” She is also the recipient of a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship.
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