Lawrence Raab

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Lawrence Raab
Born1946 (age 77–78)
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Known forAmerican poetry

Lawrence Raab (born 1946, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts) is an American poet.


Raab graduated from Middlebury College in 1968, and from Syracuse University with an MA in 1972.[1] He taught at American University (1970 to 71), University of Michigan, and Williams College (1976 to present).[2] His work has appeared in The New Yorker [3] and the Virginia Quarterly Review.[4] He lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts.[5]


Poetry collection[edit]

  • Mysteries of the Horizon. Doubleday. 1974.
  • The collector of cold weather. Ecco Press. 1976. ISBN 978-0-912946-32-0.
  • Other children: poems. Carnegie Mellon University Press. 1987.
  • What we don't know about each other. Penguin Books. 1993. ISBN 978-0-14-058701-2.
  • The probable world. Penguin. 2000. ISBN 978-0-14-058921-4.
  • Winter at the Caspian Sea (with Stephen Dunn). Palanquin Press. 2002. ISBN 1-891508-24-5.
  • Visible Signs: New and Selected Poems. Tandem Library. 2003. ISBN 978-1-4177-0463-7.
  • The History of Forgetting. Penguin Group. 2009. ISBN 978-0-14-311582-3.
  • A Cup of Water Turns into a Rose. Adastra Press. 2012. ISBN 978-0-9838-2384-1.
  • Mistaking Each Other for Ghosts. Tupelo Press, Inc. 2015. ISBN 978-1-9367-9765-3.


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