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Three Poems

Shane McCrae

‘I wanted to and then / Remembered why I want to never’

Shane McCrae

Shane McCrae’s most recent books are The Gilded Auction Block (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019, in the US; Corsair, 2020, in the UK) and Sometimes I Never Suffered (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020, in the US; Corsair, 2020, in the UK). He has received a Whiting Award, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Lannan Literary Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He lives in New York City and teaches at Columbia University.

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