Jared Carter

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His first published poems appeared in Indiana Sesquicentennial Poets in 1967. In 1980, his first book, Work, for the Night Is Coming, received the Walt Whitman Award. His second, After the Rain, received the Poets' Prize in 1994.
Subsequent collections have been Les Barricades Mysterieuse in 1999, Cross this Bridge at a Walk in 2006, and A Dance in the Street in 2012.
In 2014 his sixth book, Darkened Rooms of Summer: New and Selected Poems was published by the University of Nebraska Press, with an introduction by Ted Kooser.
His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, Hudson Review, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, and other journals in the U.S. and abroad.
He has received grants from the Guggenheim Foundation and from the National End
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Work, for the Night Is Coming

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