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Jill Alexander Essbaum

How to pronounce Jill Alexander Essbaum: ESS-bahm. Like the letter "S" followed by the word "bomb."

Jill Alexander Essbaum Biography

Jill Alexander Essbaum was born 1971 in Bay City, Texas. She is the author of several collections of poetry and her work has appeared in The Best American Poetry, as well as its sister anthology, The Best American Erotic Poems, 1800-Present. She is the winner of the Bakeless Poetry Prize and recipient of two NEA literature fellowships. A member of the core faculty at the University of California, Riverside's Palm Desert Low-Residency MFA program, she lives and writes in Austin, Texas.



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