Solmaz Sharif
San Francisco, CA, USA

Solmaz Sharif is currently a Jones Lecturer at Stanford University. Her poetry has appeared The New Republic, Poetry, The Kenyon Review, and others. Her work has most recently been selected to receive a 2014 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award as well as a 2014 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship. Her first poetry collection, LOOK, a poetic rewrite of the US Department of Defense’s dictionary, will be published by Graywolf Press in 2017.

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