Maryann Corbett

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Maryann Corbett

Maryann Corbett (born Washington, D.C.) is an American poet, medievalist, and linguist.[1]

She grew up in northern Virginia. She did her undergraduate work at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia,[2] and graduated with a doctorate in English from the University of Minnesota.[3]

Her work has appeared in Southwest Review, Barrow Street, Rattle, River Styx, Atlanta Review, The Evansville Review, Measure, Literary Imagination, The Dark Horse, Mezzo Cammin, Linebreak, Subtropics, Verse Daily, American Life in Poetry, The Poetry Foundation, The Writer's Almanac, and many other venues in print and online, as well an assortment of anthologies. She has been a several-time Pushcart and Best of the Net nominee, a finalist for the 2009 Morton Marr Prize, the 2010 Best of the Net anthology, and the 2011 Able Muse Book Prize, and a winner of the Lyric Memorial Award, the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize, and the Richard Wilbur Award. Her third book, Mid Evil, is the Wilbur Award winner and has been published by the University of Evansville Press.[4]

She has worked as a writing teacher and indexer for the Minnesota Legislature.[5] She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.[6][7]



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  2. ^ "". Retrieved 2013-01-15. 
  3. ^ "Security by Maryann Corbett". ShatterColors Literary Review. Retrieved 2010-05-02. 
  4. ^ "Maryann Corbett". The HyperTexts. Retrieved 2014-01-12. 
  5. ^ "Maryann Corbett : Blank Verse and Blinders". The Shit Creek Review. 2007-08-01. Retrieved 2010-05-02. 
  6. ^ "Directory of Writers | Maryann Corbett". Poets & Writers. 2009-07-22. Retrieved 2010-05-02. 
  7. ^ "Maryann Corbett | bio". Able Muse. Retrieved 2010-05-02. 
  8. ^ "". Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
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  10. ^ Joyce Wilson (ed.). "Poetry Porch : Poets". Poetry Porch. Retrieved 2010-05-02. 

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