Jacqueline Osherow, GPC 2012-2013
Jacqueline Osherow is the author of six books of poems: Looking for Angels in New York (1988) and Conversations with Survivors (1993), from The University of Georgia Press; With a Moon in Transit (1996) and Dead Men’s Praise (1999), from Grove Press; The Hoopoe’s Crown (2005) from BOA Editions, and Whitethorn (2011) from LSU Press. She has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and the Ingram Merrill Foundation, as well as the Witter Bynner Prize from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and a number of prizes from the Poetry Society of America. Her work has appeared in many journals and anthologies, including The Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry (Thomson Wadsworth, 2006), Twentieth Century American Poetry (McGraw Hill, 2004), The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (Norton, 2001), Inventions of Farewell: A Book of Elegies (Norton, 2001), The Penguin Book of the Sonnet (Penguin, 2001), The Norton Anthology of Jewish-American Literature (Norton, 2000), and Best American Poetry (1995 and 1998). She is Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Utah.