NEA Literature Fellowships

2009 - Poetry

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  • Douglas Goetsch

    Douglas Goetsch is the author of three full-length books of poetry--Nobody's Hell (Hanging Loose Press, 1999), The Job of Being...

  • Loren Graham

    Loren Graham was born and raised around Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. He studied as a writer and composer at Oklahoma Baptist...

  • Samuel Green

    Samuel Green was raised in the fishing and mill town of Anacortes, Washington. After four years in the military, including...

  • Bob Hicok

    Bob Hicok's most recent collection, This Clumsy Living (University of Pittsburg Press, 2007), was awarded the Bobbitt Prize from the...

  • Maggie Jaffe

    Maggie Jaffe was born in Brooklyn, New York. She currently lives in San Diego with her two cats, Sweet Pea...

  • Julia Spicher Kasdorf

    Julia Spicher Kasdorf is the author of two poetry collections published by The University of Pittsburgh Press: Sleeping Preacher (1992)--which...

  • Lynne Knight

    Lynne Knight's fourth collection, Again, was published by Sixteen Rivers Press in 2009. She has also published three award-winning chapbooks,...

  • Jason Koo

    Jason Koo is the author of Man on Extremely Small Island, winner of the 2008 De Novo Poetry Prize. The...

  • Steve Kronen

    Steve Kronen grew up in Florida. His collection, Splendor, was published by BOA Editions in 2006. His first book, Empirical...

  • Jay Leeming

    Jay Leeming is the author of Dynamite on a China Plate, a book of poems published in 2006 by The...

  • Michael McGriff

    Michael McGriff was born and raised in Coos Bay, Oregon. He is the author of Dismantling the Hills (University of...

  • Orlando Ricardo Menes

    Orlando Ricardo Menes was born in Lima, Perú, to Cuban parents but has lived most of his life in the...

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