A reissuing of Eye Level, the debut collection of poetry by Jane Shore.
|Publisher:||Carnegie-Mellon University Press|
|Series:||Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary Series: Poetry|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.20(d)|
About the Author
JANE SHORE grew up in North Bergen, New Jersey. Her first collection of poems, Eye Level, won the 1977 Juniper Prize; her second book, The Minute Hand, won the 1986 Lamont Poetry Prize, awarded by The Academy of American Poets; her third, Music Minus One, was a 1996 National Book Critics Circle Award finalist; and her most recent collection, Happy Family, was published by Picador in 1999. She received a fellowship from The John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and has been a Fellow in Poetry at the Radcliffe Institute, an Alfred Hodder Fellow at Princeton University, a Goodyear Fellow at the Foxcroft School in Middleburg, Virginia, and a Jenny McKean Moore Writer-in-Washington at The George Washington University. She has twice received grants from The National Endowment for the Arts. A Briggs-Copeland Lecturer on English at Harvard University, Jane Shore was also Visiting Distinguished Poet at the University of Hawaii. Her poems have been published in numerous magazines, including Poetry (for which she received The Bess Hokin Award), The New Republic, Ploughshares, The Yale Review, Tikkun, and The New Yorker. She is a professor at The George Washington University and lives in
Washington, D.C., and in Vermont with her husband, the novelist Howard Norman, and their daughter, Emma.