Barbara Hamby is the author of four books of poems, most recently Babel (2004) and All-Night Lingo Tango (2009) from the University of Pittsburgh Press. She was a 2010 Guggenheim fellow in poetry and her book of short stories, Lester Higata's 20th Century, won the 2010 Iowa Short Fiction Award. She teaches at Florida State University.
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