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Author: Shane McCrae

Shane McCrae's most recent books are Sometimes I Never Suffered, shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize, and The Gilded Auction Block, both published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He has received a Lannan Literary Award, a Whiting Writer's Award, an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York Foundation for the Arts. He lives in New York City and teaches at Columbia 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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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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Mule: 10th anniversary edition
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Mule: 10th anniversary edition

Cleveland State University Poetry Center

Poetry. Finalist for 2012 PEN Center USA Literary Award. Finalist for 2012 PEN Center USA Literary Award. 10th anniversary edition of Shane McCrae's groundbreaking first collection of poetry, MULE, first published in 2011. With new Poems by the auth...

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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 dichoto...

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