Terese Svoboda recently published Weapons Grade, last year by University of Arkansas Press. Her fifth book of poetry contain poems that appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, Paris Review, New Yorker, and Tin House. Svoboda is also the author of four novels and Black Glasses Like Clark Kent, a memoir that won the 2007 Graywolf Nonfiction Prize and was named “Best of Asia 2008” by the Japan Times. She is teaching fiction at Columbia’s School of the Arts this semester.







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