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Full Name: Joan Larkin
Biography:
Joan Larkin's most recent book, My Body: New and Selected Poems (Hanging Loose Press) received the Publishing Triangle's 2008 Audre Lorde Award. Her previous books include Housework, A Long Sound, Sor Juana's Love Poems (translated with Jaime Manrique), and Cold River, winner of a Lambda Award. Larkin lives in Brooklyn, New York, and teaches in the Drew University low-residency M.F.A. Program in Poetry and Poetry in Translation. David Ulin of the Los Angeles Times has called Larkin's voice "unsentimental, ruthless and clear-eyed.. This is poetry without pity, in which despair leads not to degradation but to a kind of grace."
Circuit Writer Information:
Category: N.Y.S.
Travel Range: Anywhere, with sufficient notice.
Transportation: I have no car but do drive; can use any mode of public or rented transportation.
Dates Available: All seasons except July 21-August 21, 2010.
Fees: Negotiable. Rock-bottom minimum $100 (plus travel, if outside NYC, and plus lodging if distance requires overnight stay).
Contact Information: Email: larkin7@earthlink.net
Website (click here)
Author's Timeline:
2010 Kings County
Joan Larkin lives in Brooklyn, New York. 
2007 (Unknown) County
My Body: New And Selected Poems
(Pub: Hanging Loose Press. ISBN: 9781931236744)
Collection of poetry. Received the Publishing Triangle's 2008 Audre Lorde Award. 
2003 (Unknown) County
Sor Juana's Love Poems
(Pub: University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN: 0299187047)
Poetry by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz; translated by Joan Larkin and Jaime Manrique. 
1997 (Unknown) County
Cold River
(Pub: Painted Leaf Press. ISBN: 0965155854)
Collection of poetry, winner of a Lambda Award. 
1986 (Unknown) County
A Long Sound
(Pub: Granite Press. ISBN: 0961488611)
Collection of poetry. 
1975 (Unknown) County
Housework
(Pub: Out & Out Books. ISBN: 091831402X)
Collection of poetry.  

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