Cleopatra Mathis

Cleopatra Mathis is the author of seven books of poems, most recently  Book of Dog published by Sarabande in 2013. She is also a 2013 recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. Her work has appeared widely in anthologies, textbooks, magazines and journals, including The Best American Poetry, 2009, The New Yorker, Poetry, American Poetry Review, Tri-Quarterly, The Southern Review, and The Georgia Review.  The winner of numerous literary awards, she is  the Frederick Sessions Beebe ’35 Professor of the Art of Writing at Dartmouth College, where she founded  the Creative Writing Program in 1982.

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