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Brigit Pegeen Kelly

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Brigit Pegeen Kelly was born in Palo Alto, California in 1951. She was a poet whose books included To the Place of Trumpets; Song, which won the Lamont Poetry Prize of the Academy of American Poets; and The Orchard. She received several awards including a Discovery/the Nation Award, the Yale Younger Poets Prize, and a Whiting Writers Award as well as fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Academy of American Poets. During her lifetime, she taught at the University of California-Irvine, Purdue University, Warren Wilson College, and the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. She died in October 2016. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Song 118 copies, 3 reviews
The Orchard 68 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 2005 (Contributor) 168 copies
The Best American Poetry 2003 (Contributor) 165 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 1994 (Contributor) 163 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 1998 (Contributor) 158 copies
The Best American Poetry 1995 (Contributor) 157 copies, 1 review
The Best American Poetry 2010 (Contributor) 112 copies, 3 reviews
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