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Mary Jo Bang



Matt Valentine

Mary Jo Bang is the author of eight poetry collections, including "The Last Two Seconds" and "Elegy," winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and a New York Times Notable Book. She has also published an acclaimed translation of "Dante’s Inferno." Bang has received a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation, a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, and a Berlin Prize Fellowship from the American Academy in Berlin. Her most recent book is "A Doll for Throwing." She is a professor of English and teaches in the creative writing program at Washington University in Saint Louis.


Books:
A Doll for Throwing
Poetry
Graywolf Press
August 2017
ISBN 9781555977818
88 pages
$16.00, INSTOCK
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The exquisite new collection by the award-winning poet Mary Jo Bang, author of The Last Two Seconds and Elegy We were ridiculous—me, with my high jinks and hat. More/less

Elegy
Poetry
Graywolf Press
September 2009
ISBN 9781555975401
80 pages
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Elegy by Mary Jo Bang was the winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry, and a 2008 New York Times Notable Book Look at her—It’s as if The windows of night have been sewn to her eyes. More/less

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