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Josephine Jacobsen, once “one of the best kept secrets of American literature,” achieved long-deserved international recognition at age 82. She has written seven books of poetry and three collections of short stories whose deceptively simple surfaces conceal carefully calibrated interior landscapes.
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Josephine Jacobsen has read for the [[O.B. Hardison Poetry Series]] on numerous occasions: November 11, 1975, January 1, 1977, April 13, 1981, December 9, 1983, and on December 12, 1989 for the [[Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute]].
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[[File:Josephine Jacobsen Dickinson Birthday (1989).jpg|250px|right|thumb|Josephine Jacobsen. William Pelham.]]
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Jacobsen, once “one of the best kept secrets of American literature,” achieved long-deserved international recognition at age 82. She has written seven books of poetry and three collections of short stories whose deceptively simple surfaces conceal carefully calibrated interior landscapes. In 1990 her work, ''On the Island'' was a finalist for the [[PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction winners and finalists|PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction]].
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Listen to Josephine Jacobsen talk about Emily Dickinson.
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<html5media width="180" height="320">http://www.folger.edu/documents/J%20Jacob%20on%20Eml%20Dickin.mp3</html5media>
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Listen to her read "The Chinese Insomniacs" at her Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute Reading in December 12, 1989.
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<html5media width="180" height="320">http://www.folger.edu/documents/J%20Jacob%20Chin%20Inso.mp3</html5media>
  
 
Visit her [http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/josephine-jacobsen Poetry Foundation] page for more information.
 
Visit her [http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/josephine-jacobsen Poetry Foundation] page for more information.
  
[http://www.folger.edu/documents/J%20Jacob%20on%20Eml%20Dickin.mp3 Click here] to listen to Josephine Jacobsen talk about Emily Dickinson at her Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute Reading in December 12, 1989.
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[[Category: Public programs]]
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[[Category: O.B. Hardison Poetry Series]]
[http://www.folger.edu/documents/J%20Jacob%20Chin%20Inso.mp3 Click here] to listen to Josephine Jacobsen read "The Chinese Insomniacs" at her Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute Reading in December 12, 1989.
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[[Category: Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute]]
 
 
Please consult this article to learn more about the [[Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute]].
 

Latest revision as of 08:31, 22 October 2014

Josephine Jacobsen has read for the O.B. Hardison Poetry Series on numerous occasions: November 11, 1975, January 1, 1977, April 13, 1981, December 9, 1983, and on December 12, 1989 for the Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute.

Josephine Jacobsen. William Pelham.

Jacobsen, once “one of the best kept secrets of American literature,” achieved long-deserved international recognition at age 82. She has written seven books of poetry and three collections of short stories whose deceptively simple surfaces conceal carefully calibrated interior landscapes. In 1990 her work, On the Island was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.

Listen to Josephine Jacobsen talk about Emily Dickinson.

Listen to her read "The Chinese Insomniacs" at her Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute Reading in December 12, 1989.

Visit her Poetry Foundation page for more information.