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Alicia Ostriker

Author's Bio

Taught literature and creative writing at Rutgers University for 40 years, now teaching in the Low-Residency Poetry MFA Program of Drew University.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Old Woman, the Tulip and the Dog (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014), The Book of life: Selected Jewish Poems 1979-2011 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012), At the Revelation Retaurant (Marick Press, 2010), The Book of Seventy (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009), The Mother/Child Papers (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009), For the Love of God: the Bible as an Open Book (Rutgers University Press, 2007), No Heaven (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005), The Volcano Sequence (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002), Dancing at the Devil's Party: Essays on Poetry, Politics, and the Erotic (University of Michigan Press, 2000), The Little Space: New & Selected Poems (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998), The Crack in Everything (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996), The Nakedness of the Fathers (Rutgers University Press, 1994)
Journals:
American Poetry Review, Kenyon Review, Paris Review, The New Yorker, TriQuarterly
Prizes:
William Carlos Williams Award for The Imaginary Lover; Paterson Poetry Award, San Frncisco State poetry Prize and National Book Award finalist for The Crack in Everything; National Book Award finalist for The Little Space: Poems Selected and new; National Jewish Book Award for The Book of Seventy

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Listing last updated: February 13, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Jewish
Born in:
Brooklyn, NY
Raised in:
NYC, NY
Agent:
Alison Granucci

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