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Rae Gouirand’s first collection of poetry, Open Winter, was selected by Elaine Equi for the 2011 Bellday Prize, won a 2012 Independent Publisher Book Award for Poetry and the 2012 Eric Hoffer Book Award for Poetry, and was a finalist for the Montaigne Medal, the Audre Lorde Award for Poetry, and the California Book Award for Poetry. Her new work has appeared most recently in American Poetry Review, VOLT, The Brooklyner, The Rumpus, The Hat, The California Journal of Poetics, New South, Hobart, ZYZZYVA, Barrow Street, [PANK] online, and in a Distinguished Poet feature for The Inflectionist Review.

An alum of Bryn Mawr College and the MFA program in creative writing at the University of Michigan, Rae has received fellowships from the Vermont S

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Open Winter

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3.79 avg rating — 33 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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