The Poetry Foundation called Graham "one of the most celebrated poets of the American post-war generation. She is widely anthologized and her poetry is the subject of many essays, including Jorie Graham: Essays on the Poetry The Poetry Foundation considers Graham's third book, The End of Beauty , to have been a "watershed" book in which Graham first used the longer verse line for which she is best known.
About Jorie Graham, Academy of American Poets Chancellor Claudia Rankine said: "Jorie Graham's masterful poems traverse almost four decades of inquiry into what it means to be in relation. Her work pulls forward our mythical, historical, environmental, and personal narratives in order to inhabit our most ordinary and collective experiences.
Hers is the patience of the return; repetition in her work unearths the nuances of fundamental desires to live, to love, to be. Clear-eyed and with a scope that encompasses what is both known and unknown, her fifteen collections have built towards a brilliant insistence on presence.
She served as a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets from to , and she currently sits on the contributing editorial board to the literary journal Conjunctions. She studied philosophy at the Sorbonne , but was expelled for participating in student protests. She completed her undergraduate work as a film major at New York University , and became interested in poetry during that time. She claims that her interest was sparked while walking past M.
Rosenthal's classroom and overhearing the last couplet of " The Love Song of J.
Alfred Prufrock ". Graham has held a longtime faculty position at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and has held an appointment at Harvard University since She became the first woman to be awarded this position. Graham was married to and divorced from publishing heir William Graham, brother of Donald E.
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Sacks , a colleague at Harvard, in In January , she judged the University of Georgia Contemporary Poetry series contest, which selected the manuscript "O Wheel" from Peter Sacks, her future husband, as the first-place winner. Graham noted that at that time she was not married to Sacks, and that while she had "felt awkward" about giving the award to her then-boyfriend, she had first cleared it with the series editor, Bin Ramke.
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