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Ross Gay is the author of three books: Against Which, Bringing the Shovel Down, and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude. He is also the co-author, with Aimee Nezhukumatathil, of the chapbook "Lace and Pyrite: Letters from Two Gardens," in addition to being co-author, with Richard Wehrenberg, Jr., of the chapbook, "River." He is a founding editor, with Karissa Chen and Patrick Rosal, of the online sports magazine Some Call it Ballin', in addition to being an editor with the chapbook presses Q Avenue and Ledge Mule Press. Ross is a founding board member of the Bloomington Community Orchard, a non-profit, free-fruit-for-all food justice and joy project. He has received fellowships from Cave Canem, the Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, and the Guggenh ...more

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Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude

4.23 avg rating — 1,718 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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The Book of Delights

4.31 avg rating — 277 ratings — published 2019 — 5 editions
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Bringing the Shovel Down

4.43 avg rating — 228 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Against Which

4.45 avg rating — 171 ratings — published 2006
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River

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They Said: A Multi-Genre An...

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Weary Kingdom: Poems

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Lace & Pyrite:  Letters fro...

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Nuovi Argomenti (82)

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