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Paula Bohince & Jane Mead in Conversation

Paula Bohince & Jane Mead

‘It seemed that recording her sickness was cold and vulgar, that if ever I should be a participant and not an observer, this was the time.’

Paula Bohince

Paula Bohince’s third collection is Swallows and Waves (Sarabande, 2016). Her poems have appeared in Granta, as well as the New Yorker, the New York Review of Books, Poetry, the TLS, the Irish Times, and elsewhere. She has received awards from the Poetry Society of America and the UK National Poetry Competition. She has been the Amy Lowell Poetry Travelling Scholar, the Dartmouth Poet in Residence at The Frost Place, and a fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Jane Mead

Jane Mead’s fifth book is World of Made and Unmade (Alice James Books, September 2016). Her poems appear regularly in journals and anthologies, and she’s the recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, a Whiting Award, and a Lannan Foundation Completion Grant. For many years Poet-in-Residence at Wake Forest University, she now manages her family’s ranch in northern California and teaches on occasion.

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