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John Hodgen, Winter 2009-10 Contributor

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John Hodgen won the AWP Donald Hall Prize in Poetry for Grace (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006) and is Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Assumption College in Worcester, MA. His next book of poems is forthcoming in the fall of 2010, also from Pittsburgh. Hodgen’s poem “Sorrow” was
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Jeffrey Greene, Winter 2009-10 Contributor

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Jeffrey Greene is the author of a memoir and two nature books, including The Golden-Bristled Boar (forthcoming). His poetry collections include To the Left of the Worshiper, American Spirituals, and Glimpses of the Invisible World in New Haven. His next collection, Beautiful Monsters, will appear in 2010. Greene’s poem
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Kelle Groom, Winter 2009-10 Contributor

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Kelle Groom‘s poems have appeared in Gettysburg Review, The New Yorker, and Poetry. Her third poetry collection, Five Kingdoms, was published by Anhinga Press in Fall 2009. Groom’s earlier collections are Underwater City, (University Press of Florida, 2004) and Luckily, a 2006 Florida Book Award winner (Anhinga). Groom’s poem,
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Emily Fragos, Winter 2009-10 Contributor

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Emily Fragos’s poems have appeared in Poetry, The New Yorker, The American Poetry Review, Best American Poetry, The Paris Review, and numerous other journals. She is the author of Little Savage (Grove Press) and a new book of poems, The Juggler’s Hands, which is forthcoming. Fragos teaches poetry at
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Stephanie Brown, Winter 2009-10 contributor

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Stephanie Brown is the author of two books of poetry, Allegory of the Supermarket and Domestic Interior. She is the manager of a regional public library in Irvine, California. She helps organize the monthly Casa Romantica Reading Series for poets and fiction writers in San Clemente, California, where she
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Adrian Blevins, Winter 2009-10 contributor

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Adrian Blevins‘ Live from the Homesick Jamboree was released by Wesleyan this fall. The Brass Girl Brouhaha (Ausable Press, 2003) won the 2004 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. Blevins is also the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Writer’s Foundation Award, a Bright Hill Press Chapbook Award for The Man Who
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Ploughshares’ Winter 09/10 Issue Hits the Stands

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Ploughshares is proud to announce that the Winter 2009/2010 issue, guest-edited by Tony Hoagland, will be available for purchase on December 15, 2009. The issue, which includes work from writers such as Mark Halliday, Nic Pizzolatto, and Rebecca Makkai, showcases Hoagland’s taste, and, as always, the Ploughshares aesthetic. In
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Lorrie Moore’s A Gate at the Stairs Chosen as one of the Ten Best Books of 2009 by The New York Times

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Former Ploughshares guest-editor Lorrie Moore‘s A Gate at the Stairs was recently chosen as one of the ten best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review. Moore guest-edited Ploughshares Vol. 24/2, a special all-fiction issue. In an August review of the book, critic Jonathan Lethem
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Linda Bamber, Winter 2009-10 Contributor

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Linda Bamber‘s collection of poems, Metropolitan Tang, was published in 2008 by Black Sparrow Books. Her book on Shakespeare, Comic Women, Tragic Men, connecting issues of gender to matters of form, has been widely excerpted and anthologized. Her poems, stories, essays and reviews have appeared in such places as
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James Arthur, Winter 2009-10 Contributor

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James Arthur‘s writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, Shenandoah, and The Southern Review. He has received the Amy Lowell Travelling Poetry Scholarship, a Stegner Fellowship, and the Discovery/The Nation Prize, as well as fellowships to Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. He currently lives in St.
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