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Jessica Fisher

jmfisher@berkeley.edu


Professional Statement

Jessica Fisher’s first book of poems, Frail-Craft, won the 2006 Yale Younger Poets Award, was a finalist for the Northern California Book Award, and received favorable reviews from such journals as The Boston Review, The Colorado Review, Library Journal, The Missouri Review, The New Yorker, and Publisher’s Weekly. Her poems appear in such journals as The American Poetry Review, The Believer, The Colorado Review, McSweeney’s, The New Yorker, Puerto del Sol, The Threepenny Review, and TriQuarterly, and her translations appear in The New York Review of Books and The Paris Review. She holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley, where she is currently a Holloway Postdoctoral Fellow in Poetry and Poetics. She lives with her family in Oakland, California.


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