Allen Braden

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Allen Braden is an American poet.


Braden graduated from McNeese State University, with an MFA.[1]

His work is published in The New Republic, Prairie Schooner,[2] Virginia Quarterly Review,[3] Shenandoah, Southern Review, and Georgia Review.

He was poet-in-residence for the Poetry Center and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

He teaches at Tacoma Community College.[4]


  • National Endowment for the Arts fellowship[5]
  • 2006 Artist Trust / Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship
  • Emerging Writers Prize from Witness magazine
  • Grolier Poetry Prize



  • Best New Poets 2005
  • Spreading the Word: Editors on Poetry
  • Family Matters: Poems of Our Families. Bottom Dog Press. 2005. ISBN 978-0-933087-95-8. 
  • David Lee Garrison, Terry Hermsen, eds. (2003). O taste and see: food poems. Bottom Dog Press. ISBN 978-0-933087-82-8. 


  1. ^ Archived from the original on May 8, 2009. Retrieved August 16, 2009.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
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  3. ^ [1] Archived June 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Tacoma Community College - Advantage Newsletter". 2006-02-22. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 
  5. ^ [2] Archived May 9, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

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