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Betty Adcock is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Widow Poems (Jakar Press, 2014), Slantwise (LSU Press, 2008) and Intervale: New and Selected Poems (LSU, 2002), which won the Poets’ Prize and was a finalist for the Academy of American Poets’ Lenore Marshall Prize. She has been awarded two Pushcart Prizes, the North Carolina Medal for Literature, a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and a 2002 Guggenheim Fellowship, among others.


Adcock was a writer-in-residence at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, for 20 years and now teaches in the Warren Wilson College MFA Program.


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