Elisa Gabbert

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Elisa Gabbert, a poet and essayist, is the author of The Word Pretty (Black Ocean, 2018), of which the New York Times said “There aren’t enough books like these”; L’Heure Bleue, or the Judy Poems (Black Ocean, 2016); The Self Unstable (Black Ocean, 2013), chosen by the New Yorker as one of the best books of 2013 and named one of the top 100 must-read works of genre-bending nonfiction by Book Riot; and The French Exit (Birds LLC, 2010). Her writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the New York Review of Books, the Guardian, A Public Space, the Paris Review Daily, Boston Review, Guernica, and many other venues. She lives in Denver with the writer John Cotter. Learn more at elisagabbert.com

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