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Elizabeth Poliner is the author of the recently published novel, As Close to Us as Breathing (LeeBoudreaux Books / Little Brown), which is an Amazon “Best Books of 2016 So Far” forfiction/literature. She has also published a novel-in-stories, Mutual Life & Casualty, and apoetry collection, What You Know in Your Hands. Her stories and poems have appeared innumerous literary journals, including the Kenyon Review, Southern Review, Prairie Schooner,and Colorado Review. A recipient of seven individual artist grants from the D.C. Commissionon the Arts and Humanities, she has also received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony,Yaddo, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Wurlitzer Foundation. She teaches inthe MFA program at Hollins University.
Elizabeth Poliner’s stories and poems have appeared in The Kenyon Review, Colorado Review, The Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, and many other journals. A recipient of seven individual artist grants from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, she has also been awarded fiction scholarships to the Bread Loaf and Sewanee writers’ conferences. She teaches creative writing at Hollins University.