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Jacques J. Rancourt is the author of Novena, winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd prize (forthcoming from Pleiades Press in February 2017). He has received a Wallace Stegner fellowship from Stanford University, the Halls Emerging Artist Fellowship from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, and a residency from the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, France. His poems have appeared in the Kenyon Review, jubilat, New England Review, Ploughshares, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Best New Poets 2014, among others. He lives and teaches in the San Francisco Bay Area.