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Elizabeth Willis

Elizabeth Willis is the author of several poetry collections, most recently, Alive: New and Selected Poems (New York Review of Books, 2015). Her other books include Address (Wesleyan University Press, 2011), Meteoric Flowers (Wesleyan University Press, 2006), and Second Law (Avenue B, 1993). Willis is also a literary critic, having edited the collection of essays, Radical Vernacular: Lorine Niedecker and the Poetics of Place (University of Iowa Press, 2008). She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2012, and is currently a Professor of Poetry at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.