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Jane Shore

b. 1947

Current City, State, Country

East Calais, Vermont, USA

Birth City, State, Country

Newark, New Jersey, USA


Jane Shore’s six books of poems have garnered many prizes—including the Juniper Prize (1977), the Lamont Prize (1986) and the 2010 Poets Prize. She’s been a Guggenheim Fellow, a Radcliffe Institute Fellow, and a Hodder Fellow at Princeton. Widely anthologized, her poems appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic and The Yale Review. That Said: New and Selected Poems, was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in 2012. A Professor at The George Washington University, she lives in Washington, D.C. and in East Calais, Vermont.

Published Works

That Said: New And Selected Poems (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012)
A Yes-Or-No Answer (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008)
Happy Family (Picador, 1999)
Music Minus One (Picador, 1996)
The Minute Hand (University of Massachusetts Press, 1987)
Eye Level (University of Massachusetts Press, 1977)

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Links to Sample Works

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Current Title

Professor of English, The George Washington University, Washington, DC


University of Iowa
Goddard College

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