Lisa Russ Spaar

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Lisa Russ Spaar is a poet who lives in Charlottesville. Spaar is the author of nine collections of poetry and a book of annotations about contemporary poetry. She is professor of Creative Writing at the University of Virginia.[1]


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Virginia Festival of the Book

Lisa Russ Spaar reading as part of the Virginia Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, March 19, 2009.

Selected Bibliography[2]

Poetry

  • Vanitas, Rough: Poems
  • All That Mighty Heart: London Poems
  • Satin Cash: Poems
  • The Land of Wandering
  • Blue Venus: Poems
  • Acquainted With the Night: Insomnia Poems
  • Glass Town: Poems
  • Blind Boy on Skates
  • Cellar

Annotations

  • The Hide-and-Seek Muse: Annotations of Contemporary Poetry


Selected Honors & Awards[3]

  • Guggenheim Fellowship
  • Rona Jaffe Award for Emerging Women Writers
  • Carole Weinstein Poetry Prize
  • Library of Virgina Award for Poetry

Chronicle of Higher Education

From 2010 to 2012 Spaar served as poetry editor for the Chronicle of Higher Education, where she blogged about contemporary poetry. The best of those annotations have been compiled into the book The Hide-and-Seek Muse: Annotations of Contemporary Poetry.[4] On May 3, 2013, Spaar appeared on WTJU's community news program Soundboard to discuss the new book.[5]

References

  1. Web. Lisa Russ Spaar's UVA Faculty Page, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, retrieved May 6, 2013.
  2. Web. Lisa Russ Spaar's UVA Faculty Page, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, retrieved May 6, 2013.
  3. Web. Lisa Russ Spaar's UVA Faculty Page, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, retrieved May 6, 2013.
  4. Web. Poets in the Print Shop, Lisa Russ Spaar, Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington, DC, June 1, 2012, retrieved May 6, 2013.
  5. Web. Soundboard, Charlottesville Tomorrow, Charlottesville, VA, May 3, 2013, retrieved May 8, 2013.

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