blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2012 v11n1
Matthew Zapruder

Matthew Zapruder is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Come On All You Ghosts (Copper Canyon Press, 2010), a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. He is the recipient of a John Simon Memorial Guggenheim Fellowship, a William Carlos Williams Award, a May Sarton Prize from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and a Lannan Literary Fellowship. Zapruder works as an editor for Wave Books, and is a member of the core faculty of University of California, Riverside–Palm Desert Center’s MFA program in creative writing.  end

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