Jardine Libaire

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Libaire at the 2017 Texas Book Festival.

Jardine Libaire is an American writer based in Austin, Texas. She is a graduate of Skidmore College and a 1997 graduate of the University of Michigan Creative Writing MFA Program, where she was a winner of the Hopwood Award.[1] Jardine has been the recipient of residency fellowships from the Edward F. Albee Foundation, the Ucross Foundation, the Saltonstall Foundation, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, and OMI International Arts Center. She was also a winner of the Glascock Poetry Prize.[2]

Jardine collaborated on the book Gravity is Stronger Here,[3] contributing nonfiction poems that complement Phyllis B. Dooney's photographs of a family in Greenville, MS. This project won Honorable Mention for the 2016 Dorothea Lange - Paul Taylor Prize.[4]

She is author of the novel White Fur.


Writing as Carolyn Says and with Hobson Brown and Taylor Materne[edit]


  1. ^ Hopwood Newsletter. June 2007 - accessed 22 August 2008
  2. ^ "Glascock Participants by Year". Mount Holyoke College. 2012-04-18. Retrieved 2016-10-12. 
  3. ^ designallee. "KEHRERVERLAG · Program · Phyllis Dooney". www.artbooksheidelberg.com. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  4. ^ "Duke University | Center for Documentary Studies: Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize". documentarystudies.duke.edu. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 

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