Linda Gregerson  

 

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A 2007 National Book Award finalist and a recent Guggenheim Fellow, Linda Gregerson is the Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished University Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, where she teaches creative writing and Renaissance literature.

She is the author of five books of poetry and two books of criticism, and the co-editor of one collection of scholarly essays.

Gregerson's poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, Granta, The Paris Review, The Kenyon Review, The Best American Poetry, and many other journals and anthologies. Among her honors and awards are an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature, the Kingsley Tufts Award, four Pushcart Prizes, grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim, Rockefeller, Mellon, and Bogliasco Foundations, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Institute for Advanced Study, the Poetry Society of America, and the National Humanities Center.

 

 

 

 

 


The Selvage
October 2012



 
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". . .a model of the ways in which she seems to love the world: not for what it hides but what it shows."

—Jonathan Farmer, from "'A Ravishing Mind': On the Pleasures of Linda Gregerson's Poems"