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Gail Mazur

Gail Mazur

Gail Mazur is the author of seven books of poetry, including Forbidden City (University of Chicago Press, 2016) and They Can’t Take That Away from Me, a 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. She is founding director of the Blacksmith House Poetry Series in Cambridge, a center for the poetry community since 1973; serves on the Writing Committee of the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown; and is visiting faculty in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Boston University. She has twice been a fellow in poetry at the Radcliffe Institute. She lives in Cambridge. (updated 4/2018)

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.


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