Quan Barry

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Quan Barry
GenrePoetry, literary fiction

Amy Quan Barry (born Saigon) is an American poet and novelist. She is a recipient of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize.


She was raised on Boston's north shore.

She graduated from the University of Michigan, with an MFA, and was a Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford University and the Diane Middlebrook poetry fellow at the University of Wisconsin. She teaches at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.[1]

Her work has appeared in The Kenyon Review, The Missouri Review,[2] The New Yorker,[3] Southeast Review,[4] and Virginia Quarterly Review.[5]



  • She Weeps Each Time You're Born. Random House. 2015. ISBN 978-0-307-91177-3. [6][7]

Poetry Collections[edit]


  • Boller, Diane (2003). Diane Boller, Don Selby, Chryss Yost, eds. Poetry daily: 366 poems from the world's most popular poetry website. Sourcebooks, Inc. p. 482. ISBN 978-1-4022-0151-6.CS1 maint: Uses editors parameter (link)
  • Ed Ochester, ed. (2007). American poetry now: Pitt poetry series anthology. University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 978-0-8229-4310-5.
  • H.L. Hix, ed. (2008). New Voices: Contemporary Poetry from the United States. Irish Pages. ISBN 978-0-9544257-9-1.


Awards and honors[edit]

  • 2012 PEN/Open Book, finalist, Water Puppets
  • 2010 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry, Water Puppets

See also[edit]


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "The Missouri Review". Books.google.com. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  3. ^ The New Yorker. "Page not found". The New Yorker. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ [3]
  6. ^ [4]
  7. ^ [5]
  8. ^ [6]

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