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MacArthur "Genius" Award
Acclaimed Fiction Writer

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Lambda Lit Award

Richard Blanco

Obama's Inaugural Poet
Poetry Education Ambassador

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Running with Scissors

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Mark Doty

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National Book Award

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House of Sand and Fog

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Adam Gopnik

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Joy Harjo

US Poet Laureate (2019-22)
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Rick Moody

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Acclaimed Memoirist

Honor Moore

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U.K. Poet Laureate (1999-09)
Dylan Thomas Prize Winner

Eileen Myles

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Lambda Pioneer Award

Marilyn Nelson

Poet-as-Historian
Frost Poetry Prize

Meghan O’Rourke

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Acclaimed Poet

Molly Peacock

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Patrick Phillips

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Blood at the Root

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Nat'l Book Award Finalist

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2016 Minnesota Book Award

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IMPAC Dublin Award

Brian Turner

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IMPAC Dublin Award

Frank B. Wilderson III

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Acclaimed Memoirist