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Jesse Lee Kercheval

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Jesse Lee Kercheval is a poet, fiction writer, memoirist and translator. Her latest book is the poetry collection America that island off the coast of France, which won the Dorset Prize. Her other books include The Alice Stories, winner of the Prairie Schooner Fiction Book Prize; the memoir Space, winner of the Alex Award from the American Library Association and The Dogeater, winner of the Associated Writing Programs Award in Short Fiction, just republished in an expanded edition by the University of Wisconsin Press as Underground Women. She is also a translator, specializing in Uruguayan poetry. Her translations include The Invisible Bridge: Selected Poems of Circe Maia. She is currently the Zona Gale Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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