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Ann Lauterbach

Ann Lauterbach is the author of ten books of poetry and three books of essays, including The Night Sky: Writings on the Poetics of Experience and The Given & The Chosen; her 2009 collection, Or To Begin Again, was a finalist for the National Book Award. Lauterbach’s work has been recognized by fellowships from, among others, the Guggenheim Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. She is the Ruth and David Schwab II Professor of Languages and Literatures at Bard College. A native of New York City, she lives in Germantown, New York.

Books

Books for Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month in March, we are sharing books by women who have shaped history and have fought for their communities. Our list includes books about women who fought for racial justice, abortion rights, disability justice, equality in the workplace, and more, with insight on their remarkable lives that inspired others to

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Celebrating National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and Penguin Random House Education is celebrating poets and the poems they craft. This list includes works of poetry from American and World poets that depict history, reflect personal experience, discuss topics of race and culture, feminism, LGBTQIA+ lives, immigration, family, and more, and ranges from Shakespeare to the 20th

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