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Gail Mazur

Gail Mazur (author page at Amazon) is the author of six books of poems, including Zeppo’s First Wife: New & Selected Poems (University of Chicago Press, 2005 ) and They Can't Take That Away from Me, finalist for the National Book Award. Zeppo’s First Wife: New and Selected Poems (2005) won the Massachusetts Book Award and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her latest collection of poems, Figures in a Landscape, was published in 2011, and the forthcoming Forbidden City will appear in 2016 (University of Chicago Press). She is founding director of the Blacksmith House Poetry Series in Cambridge, a center for the poetry community since 1973, Distinguished Writer in Residence in Emerson College’s MFA program, and teaches at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown’s summer program. She has twice been a Fellow in Poetry at the Radcliffe Institute and lives in Cambridge. (updated 9/2015)

Mazur’s The Common was reviewed in AGNI 42 by Jennifer Clarvoe.

Mazur’s They Can’t Take That Away From Me was reviewed in AGNI 54 by Peter Campion.

AGNI published A Tribute to Gail Mazur in AGNI 78.

AGNI has published the following work by Gail Mazur:

American Scene 1935
At Boston Garden, The First Night of War, 1991
At First, They
Family Plot, October
Five poems entitled “Questions”
I’m a Stranger Here Myself
I’m a Stranger Here Myself
Insomnia at Daybreak
Philip Guston
Last Night
Oś Sont les Neiges d’Antan
A reflection on Robert Lowell
To the Charles River
To the Women of My Family
The Swamp Trail

AGNI has published the following translation by Gail Mazur:

To Giovanni da Pistoia When the Author was Painting the Vault of the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo Buonarroti

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