Jeffrey Harrison is the author of six full-length books of poetry—The Singing Underneath (1988), selected by James Merrill for the National Poetry Series, Signs of Arrival (1996), Feeding the Fire (2001), winner of the Sheila Motton Prize from the New England Poetry Club, Incomplete Knowledge (2006), runner-up for the Poets’ Prize, Into Daylight, published in 2014 by Tupelo Press as the winner of the Dorset Prize, and Between Lakes, forthcoming from Four Way Books in September 2020. A selection of early poems, The Names of Things, was published in 2006 by The Waywiser Press in the U.K. A recipient of Guggenheim and NEA Fellowships, as well as other honors, his poems have appeared widely in magazines and journals, in Best American Poetry, The Pushcart Prize Anthology, Poets of the New Century, The Twentieth Century in Poetry, and other anthologies, and been featured on The Writer’s Almanac, American Life in Poetry, Poetry Daily, and other online and media venues. He has taught at a number of colleges and universities, as well as at Phillips Academy, where he was Writer-in-Residence, and has visited many high schools to read from his work and discuss poetry with students. He lives in Massachusetts.

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Digital Broadside. Watercolor by Jeremy Harrison