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2016 Poetry Seminar Faculty: Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon

Lyrae Van Clief Stefanon

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Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon is the author of Open Interval, a 2009 National Book Award finalist, and Black Swan, winner of the 2001 Cave Canem Poetry Prize, as well as Poems in Conversation and a Conversation, a chapbook in collaboration with Elizabeth Alexander. She is currently at work on a third poetry collection, The Coal Tar Colors. Recently, along with award-winning writers Austin Bunn, Wendy Dann, Saviana Stanescu, she co-wrote A Cherry Timedive, the inaugural site-specific theater piece for Ithaca’s collective artspace, The Cherry.

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Date: January 20, 2016