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National Book Festival

J. Allyn Rosser is author of three collections of poetry, including "Bright Moves," winner of Samuel French Morse Prize; "Misery Prefigured," winner of the Crab Orchard Award; and "Foiled Again" (Ivan R. Dee, 2007), winner of the New Criterion Poetry Prize. Among other awards, she is a recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ohio Arts Council, Yaddo, Breadloaf and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Her poems have appeared in "The Atlantic Monthly," "Poetry," "," "The Kenyon Review," "The Georgia Review" and "Hunger Mountain" and in several anthologies. She teaches in the creative writing program of Ohio University and lives in Athens, Ohio.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

J. Allyn Rosser