Dara Wier Blue for the Plough

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Dara Wier's recent books include Remnants of Hannah (Wave Books, 2006), Hat On a Pond (Verse Press, 2002), and Voyages in English (Carnegie Mellon, 2001). Reverse Rapture (Verse Press, 2005), a book length poem in nine-line stanzas in nine-stanza pieces, was selected by Stephen Rodefer to receive the 2006 Poetry Center Book Award from The American Poetry Archives. Among her works are the limited editions (X In Fix) in Rain Taxi's Brainstorm Series, Fly on the Wall (Oat City Press), and The Lost Epic, co-written with James Tate (Waiting for Godot Books in 1999). Her work has been supported by fellowships and awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the American Poetry Review. In 2005 she was the Rubin Distinguished Chairholder at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. Her work has appeared in many journals, including American Letters & Commentary, American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Conduit, Denver Quarterly, Fence, Harvard Review, Iowa Review, jubilat, New American Writing, slope, Southern Review, and Volt. She directs the MFA program for poets and writers at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and along with Noy Holland and Lisa Olstein co-directs the University of Massachusetts' Juniper Initiative for Literary Arts and Action. Her editing work includes publishing limited edition chapbooks and broadsides with Factory Hollow Press, North Amherst, Massachusetts. Browse audio, interviews, and much more in this special website section about Wier's work. Read "A Stick, A Cup, A Bowl, A Comb," in Poetry Daily, "Peach Farm," in Jubilat, and three more poems on poetserv.org.

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Dara Wier is the author of ten collections of poetry, most recently REMNANTS OF HANNAH (Wave Books, 2006) and REVERSE RAPTURE (Verse Press, 2005). She is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards, including those from the Guggenheim Foundation and the NEA, and she has taught at numerous universities and conferences throughout the country. Wier is on the permanent faculty of the University of Massachusetts Program for Poets & Writers.

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