Elaine Equi

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General Information

Name: Elaine Equi

Pen Name: None

Genres: Poetry

Born: 1953 in Oak Park, IL

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Illinois Connection

Equi was born in Oak Park, IL.

Biographical and Professional Information

Equi was born in Oak Park, Illinois and raised in Chicago and its outlying suburbs. She graduated from Columbia College and went on to teach a poetry workshop there for several years. Along with her husband, poet Jerome Sala, she helped create a lively performance poetry scene. In 1988, they moved to New York City. She teaches at New York University, and in the MFA Programs at The New School and The City College of New York.

Equi's poems have appeared in The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and numerous volumes of The Best American Poetry. In 2007 she edited a special section for Jacket Magazine: The Holiday Album: Greeting Card Poems For All Occasions.

Published Works

Voice-Over , Coffee House Press , 1998

Surface Tension , Coffee House Press, 1989

Decoy, Coffee House Press, 1994

The Cloud of Knowable Things, Coffee House Press, 2003

Ripple Effect: New and Selected Poems, Coffee House Press, 2007

Click and Clone, Coffee House Press, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Decoy (Sun and Moon Classics; 44)

ISBN: 1566890268
Release Date: 1994-11-01

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The Cloud of Knowable Things

ISBN: 1566891426
Release Date: 2003-04-01

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Ripple Effect: New and Selected Poems

ISBN: 1566891973
Release Date: 2007-04-01

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Click and Clone

ISBN: 1566892570
Release Date: 2011-03-15

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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Elaine Equi on Amazon


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