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Lucie Brock-Broido

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Books by this author: Soul Keeping Company
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  • Lucie Brock-Broido is the author of three collections of poetry, A Hunger, The Master Letters and Trouble in Mind (all published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York). In 2008 she published Letters to a Stranger: The Collected Poems of Thomas James with Graywolf Press in the US. She is Director of Poetry in the School of the Arts at Columbia University and has taught previously at Harvard University, the Bennington Writing Seminars and Princeton University. She has been the recipient of awards from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in New York City and in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
       
    Praise for Lucie Brock-Broido    'This is a poet who cultivates elegant nerviness and a riveting poetic clairvoyance... In Trouble in Mind we witness the imagination's virtuosity... distilled in the alembic of the poet's radical, brilliantly inventive diction.'
    Los Angeles Times Book Review

      'Brock-Broido's talismanic words open into a magical territory of 'Domestic Mysticism'...Something in Brock-Broido likes stealth, toxicity, wildness, neon... The poems leap off the page.'
    Helen Vendler, The New Yorker
    'A true original, Brock-Broido renews the language on every page, surely the essential work of the poet.'
    John Burnside
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