Jean Valentine

Jean Valentine

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jean Valentine (born April 27, 1934) is an American poet, and currently the New York State Poet (2008-2010). Her poetry collection, Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, 1965-2003, was awarded the 2004 National Book Award for Poetry. Her most recent book is Break the Glass (Copper Canyon Press, 2010). Her first book, Dream Barker, won the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition in 1965. She has published poems widely in literary journals and magazines, including The New Yorker, and Harper's Magazine, and The American Poetry Review. Valentine was one of five poets including Charles Wright, Russell Edson, James Tate and Louise Gluck, whose work Lee Upton considered critically in The Muse of Abandonment: Origin, Identity, Mastery in Five American Poets (Bucknell University Press, 1998). She has held residencies from Yaddo, the MacDowell Colony, Ucross, and the Lannan foundation, among others.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135924192
  • 9786135924190