Lawrence Raab is the author of seven collections of poems, including What We Don't Know About Each Other (winner of the National Poetry Series, and a finalist for the National Book Award), The Probable World, and Visible Signs: New and Selected Poems, all published by Penguin. His latest collection is The History of Forgetting (Penguin 2009). He teaches literature and writing at Williams College.
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