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Lee Upton

Lee Upton is the author of five previous books of poetry including UNDID IN THE LAND OF UNDONE, Civilian Histories , and Approximate Darling ; the story collection The Tao of Humiliation ; the essay collection SWALLOWING THE SEA: ON WRITING & AMBITION, BOREDOM, PURITY & SECRECY; the novella THE GUIDE TO THE FLYING ISLAND; and several books of critical prose, most recently Defensive Measures: The Poetry of Niedecker, Bishop, Gluck, and Carson . She is a professor of English and the writer- in...See more