Lucie Brock-Broido


Lucie Brock-Broido’s new book of poems, Stay, Illusion, was published in October by Knopf.  Previous collections from Knopf include Trouble in Mind, The Master Letters, and A Hunger.  In 2010, Carcanet brought out her selected poems, Soul Keeping Company in the UK.


Brock-Broido has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Awards, The Witter-Bynner Prize from the American Academy of Arts & Letters, the Presidential Teaching Award from Columbia University, and the winner of the Massachuetts Book Award.   She is Director of Poetry in the School of the Arts at Columbia and lives in New York City and Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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