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The MoE Green Poetry Dissicusion hosted by Rafael F.J Alvarado & Brett Candace

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Join Rafael & Brett Candace as they Talk to ' Lisa Williams is the author of Woman Reading to the Sea (W.W. Norton 2008), which was selected by Joyce Carol Oates for the 2007 Barnard Women Poets Prize, and The Hammered Dulcimer (Utah State University Press, 1998), which won the May Swenson Poetry Award. Williams was awarded the Rome Prize in Literature by the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2004. She received her M.F.A. in poetry writing from the University of Virginia, where she was awarded a Henry Hoynes fellowship in poetry, and an Academy of American Poets Prize. She received a M.A. (with creative writing thesis) from the University of Cincinnati, where she was awarded an Elliston Poetry Fellowship and the Elliston Poetry Prize. Her poems have recently appeared in The Southwest Review, Poetry, Raritan, The Cincinnati Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Best American Erotic Poems: 1800 to Present, and on Poetry Daily. Her essays on contemporary poetry have appeared in The Hollins Critic. Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Williams graduated from Belmont University. She is NEH associate professor of English and director of creative writing.