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John Isles


National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Author of Ark (2003) and Inverse Sky (2008), a finalist for the Northern California Book Award as well as the Boston Review Award and the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award from the Poetry Society of America; co-editor of the Baltics section of Contemporary European Poetry (2008). Published in the anthologies Poems of the Bay Area Watershed and Deep Travel: Contemporary Poets Abroad and many journals, including American Letters and Commentary, Boston Review, and Colorado Review.

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MFA, University of Iowa