Read the poem: http://to.pbs.org/gzrk6u Gary Jackson was born and raised in Topeka, Kan. He received his MFA from the University of New Mexico. His book, "Missing You, Metropolis" (2009, Graywolf Press) won the Cave Canem Poetry Prize. The video above was filmed at AWP's 2011 Conference & Bookfair in Washington, D.C. Special thanks to the Association of Writers & Writing Programs.
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