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Rae Armantrout
Professor of Writing and Literature, University of California, San Diego

San Francisco State

M.A. Creative Writing (1975)
  • Her book of poetry Versed (2009) received the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. It was also a finalist for the National Book Award and won the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award.
  • Her book Next Life was selected by the New York Times as one of the most notable books of 2007.
  • Her books Up to Speed (2004) and Veil: New and Selected Poems (2001) were finalist for the PEN Center USA Award in Poetry.
  • She has taught writing for almost 20 years at the University of California, San Diego.

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