Marianne Boruch's most recent poetry collections are The Book of Hours (Copper Canyon, 2011), winner of the Kingsley-Tufts Poetry Award, and Grace, Fallen from (Wesleyan, 2008); her eighth—Cadaver, Speak—is forthcoming from Copper Canyon early in 2014. She teaches in the MFA Program at Purdue University, and semi-regularly in the low-residency Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College.
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