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The Best American Poetry 1990

  Jorie GrahamJorie Graham was born in New York City in 1950. Raised in Italy by her American parents, she studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and filmmaking at the New York University. She worked in television before she entered the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa, where she received her Master of Fine Arts. She has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim, Whiting, and Ingram Merrill foundations and from the National Endowment for the Arts. Her books of poetry include Hybrids of Plants and of Ghosts (Princeton University Press, 1980). Erosion (Princeton, 1983), and The End of Beauty (Ecco Press, 1987). A new collection, Region of Unlikeness, is forthcoming from Ecco. A professor of English at the University of Iowa, Jorie Graham lives with her husband and daughter in Iowa City.

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