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Charif Shanahan

Charif Shanahan is the author of Into Each Room We Enter without Knowing, a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry and the Thom Gunn Award. Former Programs Director of the Poetry Society of America, he has received awards and fellowships from the NEA, the Academy of American Poets, and the Fulbright Foundation. His work has appeared in the American Poetry Review, The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine, PBS NewsHour, Poem-A-Day of the Academy of American Poets, Poetry Magazine, and elsewhere.  A former Stegner Fellow, Shanahan is currently a Jones Lecturer at Stanford University.

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