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Meena Alexander

Meena Alexander’s seventh book of poetry is Birthplace with Buried Stones (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, 2013) Her works include Illiterate Heart, winner of the PEN Open Book Award and Quickly Changing River (both published by TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press). She is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Fault Lines (one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of the Year) and editor of Indian Love Poems (Knopf/Everyman’s Library). Her poems have been widely translated and set to music. She has received awards from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, the Fulbright and Rockefeller Foundations, the ACLS and the Arts Council of England. www.meenaalexander.com
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