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Lynn Emanuel

Author's Bio

Lynn Emanuel has taught at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, The Warren Wilson Program in Creative Writing, and the Bennington College Low Residency MFA program is currently a Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh where she directs the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers’ Series. She is the author of four books of poetry, Hotel Fiesta, The Dig, Then, Suddenly—, and Noose and Hook. Her work has been featured in the Pushcart Prize Anthology and Best American Poetry and is included in The Oxford Book of American Poetry. She has been a poetry editor for the Pushcart Prize Anthology, a member of the Literature Panel for the National Endowment for the Arts, and a judge for the National Book Awards.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Suddenly (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999), The Dig & Hotel Fiesta (University of Illinois Press, 1995)
Anthologies:
Best American Poetry (Scribner, 1998)
Journals:
American Poetry Review, Hudson Review, Parnassus, Ploughshares, Then
Prizes:
Awards include the Eric Matthieu King Award from The Academy of American Poets, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, a Fellowship from the Ranieri Foundation, and a National Poetry Series Award. She has also served as Elliston Distinguished Poet-in-Residence at the University of Cincinnati.

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Listing last updated: April 23, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
Mt Kisco , NY
Raised in:
New York, NY

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