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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Click here to listen to Josephine Jacobsen talk about Emily Dickinson at her Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute Reading in December 12, 1989.
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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