Lisa Russ Spaar

Lisa Russ Spaar is a contemporary American poet, professor, and essayist. She is currently a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Virginia and the director of the Area Program in Poetry Writing. She is the author of numerous books of poetry, most recently Vanitas, Rough: Poems, and Satin Cash: Poems. Her latest collection, Orexia, will be published by Persea Books in 2017. Her poem “Temple Gaudete,” published in IMAGE Journal, won a 2016 Pushcart Prize.


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This poem appears in the LARB Print Quarterly Journal: No. 16,  Art To receive the LARB Quarterly ...


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