Jessica Greenbaum

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Jessica Greenbaum is the author of the three books of poems: the award-winning collection Inventing Difficulty (2000),The Two Yvonnes (2012), chosen by Library Journal as one of the year’s best books of poems, and Spilled and Gone (2019), about which Tony Hoagland said, “When I read it, I feel myself open and relax into the world.” A recipient of awards from the NEA and the Poetry Society of America, she teaches inside and outside academia in New York City.

  • Reading About Keith Jarrett This Morning in the Paper and Ode to the Table of Contents

    how he probably won’t play in public again
  • Why I Started Writing a Novel

    Earlier today I started writing a novel out of the simple
  • Four a.m. and 40 Years Later

    Driving into my old city yesterday
  • Letter to Jed from Niebla

    I’ll write you about being a stranger, as I am also
  • As So Often Happens | Twenty-two Years Later

    As so often happens, in the middle
  • As So Often Happens | Twenty-two Years Later

    As so often happens, in the middle
  • My Lovely Garonne

    Because every tenth poem or so the poet described