Ada Limón

Poet

Lexington, KY 40505

Author's Bio

ADA LIMÓN grew up in Glen Ellen and Sonoma, California. A graduate of New York University’s MFA Creative Writing Program, she has received fellowships from the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and won the Chicago Literary Award for Poetry. She is the author of three books of poetry, Lucky Wreck (Autumn House Press, 2006), This Big Fake World (Pearl Editions, 2007), and Sharks in the Rivers (Milkweed Editions, 2010). She is currently at work on a novel, a book of essays, and a new collection of poems.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
The Carrying (Milkweed Editions, 2018)
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Bright Dead Things (Milkweed Editions, 2010)
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Sharks in the Rivers (Milkweed Editions, 2010)
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This Big Fake World (Pearl Editions, 2007)
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Lucky Wreck (Autumn House Press, 2006)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Sonoma
Raised in: 
Sonoma, CA
California
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Last update: Jun 19, 2018