Jay Parini

Jay Parini is an American writer who has published numerous collections of poetry, as well as novels, biographies and academic texts. His biography of Robert Frost won the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for best non-fiction book of the year in 2000. He has also written novels about major literary figures such as Tolstoy and Herman Melville. His most recent poetry collection is New and Collected Poems: 1975 – 2015 (Beacon Press, 2016).

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