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Kathleen Spivack's poems are rich in feeling and texture, compassionately aware, and vividly articulated. --Stanley Kunitz

.... a luminescent intensity....the writer's work is compact, imagistic, and the words catch, spoken or read. --Los Angeles Times

About the Author

Kathleen Spivack is the author of six books of prose and poetry, (Doubleday, Graywolf, and others.) A Pulitzer Prize nominee, her work has been published in over 300 magazines and anthologies, among them the New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, Kenyon Review, Agni, Ploughshares, Harpers, etc. Her work is represented in the New Yorker, Poetry, and Travelers, Tales anthologies, among others. She teaches in the US and in Paris.

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Kathleen Spivack's newest book, With Robert Lowell and His Circle, a memoir, is just out from the University Press of New England. A History of Yearning (2010) won the Sow's Ear International Poetry Chapbook Prize and also won first prize in the poetry book category at the London Book Festival. Recent poems have won first prizes including the Allen Ginsberg Memorial Poetry Award and the New England Poetry Club's Erika Mumford Prize. She has also won several Solas International Best Essay awards. Residencies include the Radcliffe Institute, Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony and the American Academy in Rome. Fellowships include grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Fulbright Commission. She teaches in Boston and Paris.

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