Rae Armantrout has published six books of poetry: Extremities (The Figures, 1978), The Invention of Hunger (Tuumba, 1979), Precedence (Burning Deck, 1985), Necromance (Sun & Moon, 1991), Couverture (Les Cahiers de Royaumont, 1991), Made To Seem (Sun & Moon, 1995), & The Pretext (Green Integer, 2001). A prose memoir, True, is from Atelos press. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Language Poetries (New Directions, 1987), Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology (Norton, 1994), The Best American Poetry of 1988 (Macmillan, 1989), From the Other Side of the Century (Sun & Moon, 1994), American Poets Say Goodbye to the Twentieth Century (Four Walls, Eight Windows, 1996), Poems For the Millennium, Vol. 2 (California, 1997), and Moving Borders: Three Decades of Innovative Writing By Women (Talisman House, 1998). Armantrout's poems have appeared in magazines and journals such as The Los Angeles Times' Book Review, Conjunctions, Grand Street, The Iowa Review, The Partisan Review, and Sulfur. Writing in Spin Magazine, Lydia Davis selected Armantrout's Made To Seem as her favorite book of 1995.
Rae Armantrout teaches in the literature department at UCSD.
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