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Roxane Beth Johnson’s first book of poetry, Jubilee (Anhinga, 2006), was the winner of the 2005 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry. Philip Levine was the judge. She has won an AWP Prize in Poetry and a Pushcart Prize, 2008. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from: The Pushcart Prize Anthology, Beloit Poetry Journal, Chelsea, ZYZZYVA, The Bitter Oleander, American Poet, Parthenon West, Nocturnes (Re)View, Black Arts Quarterly, Sentence and elsewhere. She’s always available for readings in classes and bookstores.


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Black Crow Dress
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2012
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Averno
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Oh, Jorie. I just don't know about you. Mostly, I don't get you but love you anyway. This book has a lot going on in it, and it hardly matters what. THe kid knows how to turn a phrase, but I've liked other works by her better. Ask Chad for a more luc ...more
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