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John Murillo

John Murillo is the author of the poetry collections Kontemporary Amerikan Poetry (Four Way Books, 2020), winner of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, and Up Jump the Boogie (Cypher Books 2010). The recipient of a Four Quartets Prize for his poem “A Refusal to Mourn the Deaths, by Gunfire, of Three Men in Brooklyn” and a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, Murillo is an assistant professor of English at Wesleyan University and teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Sierra Nevada College. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

John Murillo
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