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Published October 14th 2016 by Finishing Line Press
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University of Chicago Magazine
J. D. Smith, AM'86
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From the author: "A collection of formal poetry in three sections: the first personal, the second examining the wider, and the third engaging with history and politics. As the forms used include ballad, ballade, blank verse, ghazal, heroic couplets, kyrielle, nonce forms, rondeau, skeltonics, sonnet, and villanelle, The Killing Tree lends itself to use as a text in teaching formal verse."
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Wrote children's book, The Best Mariachi in the World, from Raven Tree Press. Collection of poetry, Settling for Beauty, was published in 2005. Received a Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts. Born in Chicago, Studied in Texas, Canada and Mexico, and lives and works in Washington, DC.