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Ross Gay is the author of the essay collection Inciting Joy and four books of poetry. His Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award, and in 2021 Be Holding won the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award. He teaches at Indiana University.
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