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2001

Constance Merritt

poetry

Merritt is the author of three collections of poems: A Protocol for Touch (University of North Texas Press, 2000), Blessings and Inclemencies (Louisiana State University Press, 2007), and Two Rooms (Louisiana State University Press, 2009). She has received the following honors for her work: Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry; Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University Fellowship; Cave Canem Fellowship; and Porter Prize for Literary Excellence. She lives in Louisville, KY.

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