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Author: Jay Wright

Jay Wright was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and currently lives in Vermont. He is the author of sixteen books of poetry—including THIRTEEN QUINTETS FOR LOIS (Flood Editions, 2021), THE PRIME ANNIVERSARY (Flood Editions, 2019), DISORIENTATIONS: GROUNDINGS (Flood Editions, 2013), and MUSIC'S MASK AND MEASURE (Flood Editions, 2007)—and more than forty plays and a dozen essays. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, his honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Hodder Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, a MacArthur Fellowship, and the Bollingen Prize for Poetry.

Disorientations: Groundings
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Disorientations: Groundings

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Poetry. African American Studies. Drifting from New Mexico with lawman Elfego Baca to Ricardo Molinari's Buenos Aires all the way back to ancient Alexandria, DISORIENTATIONS: GROUNDINGS offers an erudite and at times dizzying exploration of our mort...

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Music's Mask and Measure
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Music's Mask and Measure

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Poetry. African American Studies. At once clear and hermetic, oracular and elegiac, MUSIC'S MASK AND MEASURE presents a series of five "equations" in a cosmic algebra. Drawing from such disparate sources as medieval theology, modern physics, and a P...

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The Prime Anniversary
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The Prime Anniversary

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Poetry. Drama. African & African American Studies. THE PRIME ANNIVERSARY is comprised of a sequence of poems and a one-act play, common themes of which include number, measure, and the very idea of continuity. Drawing from Pythagorean sources and Sp...

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Thirteen Quintets for Lois
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Thirteen Quintets for Lois

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Poetry. In THIRTEEN QUINTETS FOR LOIS, Jay Wright has found both form and structure to intertwine aspects of music, logic, number theory, and philosophy in a wide-ranging, exhilarating harmony. With rhymes providing a ceremonial dimension, the poems...

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