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Barbara Duffey is a 2015 NEA Literature Fellow in poetry and the author most recently of Simple Machines (2016), which won the Washington Prize. Her poems have been published in such journals as Blackbird, Western Humanities Review, and Prairie Schooner, and her prose in CutBank and The Collagist. She is co-editor of the publication of the South Dakota State Poetry Society, Pasque Petals. An associate professor of English at Dakota Wesleyan University, she lives in Mitchell, SD, with her son.
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