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Rodney Jones, Poet

Rodney Jones’s books of poetry include Salvation Blues: 100 Poems, 1985-2005, which won the Kingsley Tufts Prize and was shortlisted for the Griffin International Poetry Prize; Elegy for the Southern Drawl (1999), a Pulitzer finalist; Things That Happen Once (1996), a Los Angeles Times Book Award finalist; and Transparent Gestures (1989), winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award. Other…
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Will Mackin, Writer

Will Mackin is a Navy veteran. His work has been published or is forthcoming in The New Yorker, Tin House, and GQ. His debut short story collection is forthcoming from Random House in 2015. He lives in New Mexico.


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Terry Tempest Williams, Writer

Terry Tempest Williams has been called “a citizen writer,” a writer who speaks out eloquently on behalf of an ethical stance toward life. A naturalist and fierce advocate for freedom of speech, she has consistently shown how environmental issues are social issues that ultimately become matters of justice.
Known for her impassioned and lyrical prose, Terry Tempest Williams…
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Jean Valentine, Poet

Jean Valentine was born in 1934 and graduated from Radcliff in 1956. She won the Yale Younger Poets Prize in 1964 for her first book, Dream Barker. Her 12th book of poetry is Break the Glass (Copper Canyon Press, 2010). Her next book, Shirt in Heaven, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon in 2015. Door in the Mountain: New and Collected…
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