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Joshua Mehigan's first book, The Optimist (Ohio UP, 2004), was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Poetry and winner of the Hollis Summers Poetry Prize. His second book, Accepting the Disaster, is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. His poems have been featured in many periodicals, including Poetry, The New York Times, The New Republic, and Ploughshares, on Poetry Daily and The Writer’s Almanac, and in anthologies such as Poetry: A Pocket Anthology (Penguin, 2008) and Bright Wings (Columbia UP, 2009). He was the recipient, in 2011, of a Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Accepting the Disaster: Poems

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The Optimist

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