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Imitation of Life (Paperback)
A collection of poetry by Allison Joseph.
About the Author
ALLISON JOSEPH was born in London, England, in 1967 to parents of Caribbean heritage. A graduate of Kenyon College and Indiana University, she currently teaches at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where she serves as editor for Crab Orchard Review, and director of the Young Writers Workshop, a summer conference for high school writers. Imitation of Life is her fourth book of poems, following the publication of What Keeps Us Here (1992), Soul Train (1997), and In Every Seam (1997). Her awards include an Individual Artist's Fellowship in Poetry from the Illinois Art Council, fellowships from the Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers Conferences, and a literary award from the Illinois Arts Council.