Bruce Smith

Finalist, 2000 National Book Awards
Finalist, 2011 National Book Awards

Bruce Smith is the author of five previous volumes of poetry, including The Other Lover(2000), which was a Finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. A “Discovery”/The Nation Award winner, Smith has received a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Foundation for the Arts.
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The Other Lover

The Other Lover by Bruce Smith
ISBN 9780226764085 University Of Chicago Press

The Other Lover is a collection of bittersweet American love poems. Writing with jazz-like verbal panache, Bruce Smith reaches for the paradoxical pulls between sweetness and bitterness. More about this book >

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Devotions

Bruce Smith's Devotions
ISBN 9780226764351 University of Chicago Press /
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Bruce Smith

Bruce Smith is the author of five previous volumes of poetry, including The Other Lover(2000), which was a Finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. A “Discovery”/The Nation Award winner, Smith has received a Guggenheim Fellowship as well as grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Foundation for the Arts. His work has appeared in Best American Poetry (2003 and 2004) and the 2009 Pushcart Prize anthology. He is professor of English and creative writing at Syracuse University.

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