Lucie Brock-Broido (born 22 May 1956 in Pittsburgh, PA) is the author of four collections of poetry. She has received many honors, including the Witter-Bynner prize of Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Harvard Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award, the Harvard-Danforth Award for Distinction in Teaching, the Jerome J. Shestack Poetry Prize from American Poetry Review, two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, and a Guggenheim fellowship. She was described as an Elliptical Poet by critic Stephen Burt.
A graduate of the
Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars, Brock-Broido is currently Director of Poetry in the Writing Division at Columbia University School of the Arts in New York City.
She divides her time between
Cambridge, Massachusetts and New York City.
Her long narrative poem "Jessica from the Well" tells the story of
Jessica McClure being trapped in a well from McClure's point of view, describing her as having a basic understanding of the physical and mythic elements of her situation. It has been reprinted numerous times. [1 ]
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Stay, Illusion (Alfred A. Knopf, 2013)
Trouble in Mind (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004)
The Master Letters (Alfred A. Knopf, 1995)
A Hunger (Alfred A. Knopf, 1988)
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