Elaine Equi


Author's Bio

Elaine Equi is the author of many books, including Ripple Effect: New & Selected Poems, Click and Clone, and most recently, Sentences and Rain (all from Coffee House Press). She teaches at New York University and in the MFA Program at The New School.

Publications & Prizes

The Best American Poetry (Scribner, 2005)
The Best American Poetry (Scribner, 2002)
The Best American Poetry (Scribner, 1995)
The Best American Poetry (Scribner, 1989)
The Cloud of Knowable Things (Coffee House Press, 2003)
Voice-Over (Coffee House Press, 1998)
Decoy (Coffee House Press, 1994)
Surface Tension (Coffee House Press, 1989)
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New American Writing
Paris Review
Prizes won: 

The San Francisco State Poetry Award for Voice-Over (Coffee House Press, 1998)

Ripple Effect: New & Selected Poems (Coffee House, 2007) was a finalist for The L.A. Times Book Award and on the short list for Canada's Griffin Poetry Prize.

More Information

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Born in: 
Oak Park
Raised in: 
Chicago suburbs, IL
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Last update: Aug 17, 2016