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Paul Hoover

Paul Hoover is author of seven poetry collections including Totem and Shadow: New & Selected Poems (Talisman House, 1999); Viridian (University of Georgia Press, 1997, winner of the Contemporary Poetry Series competition); the book-length poem, The Novel (New Directions, l990); and Idea (The Figures, l987), which won the Carl Sandburg Award. His work has been published in Hambone, Sulfur, American Poetry Review, The New Republic, and The Paris Review, among other magazines, and in five editions of the annual anthology The Best American Poetry. He has edited Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology (l994), a collection of American avant-garde poetry since 1950. With Maxine Chernoff, he edits the literary magazine New American Writing.

Poems:

Sixteen Jackies

At the Desiring Vine

The Postmodern Era: A Final Exam