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Author: Shane McCrae

Shane McCrae is the author of FORGIVENESS FORGIVENESS (Factory Hollow Press, 2014), NONFICTION (Black Lawrence Press, 2014), BLOOD (Noemi Press, 2013), and MULE (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2010), and the chapbooks IN CANAAN (Rescue Press, 2011) and One Neither One (Octopus Books, 2009). He has received a Whiting Writing's Award, a fellowship from the NEA, and the 2017 Lannan Literary Award for Poetry. He teaches at Oberlin College and in the brief-residency MFA program at Spalding University.

Blood
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Blood

Noemi Press

Poetry. African American Studies. "Probably the real story of race in the United States (like all real stories) can only be written by a poet. And Shane McCrae has done it. BLOOD is an epic that spans three centuries. BLOOD is so formally innovative...

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Forgiveness Forgiveness
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Forgiveness Forgiveness

Factory Hollow Press

Poetry. African American Studies. The follow up to 2013's BLOOD (Coldfront's book of the year), FORGIVENESS FORGIVENESS is a visceral poetry collection that troubles the intersections of race, abuse, memory and history. Concerned with how the visibi...

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In Canaan
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In Canaan

Rescue Press

Poetry. African American Studies. In Shane McCrae's IN CANAAN, he inhabits the personae of the escaped slave Margaret Garner, who, in the mid-1800s, murdered one of her daughters in order to keep her from returning to slavery. "I couldn't stop/Hurti...

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Mule
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Mule

Cleveland State University Poetry Center

Poetry. African American Studies. MULE is highly lyrical, obsessively incantatory, audaciously formal, and actually a very personal, very autobiographical book. In it, the author addresses his at the time failing second marriage (which he is no long...

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Nonfiction
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Nonfiction

Black Lawrence Press

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. African American Studies. In Shane McCrae's NONFICTION, the self is repeatedly re-figured as the site of rupture between truth and fiction, present and past, first- person and third-person—the rupture in which the dichot...

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