Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Rachel Blau DuPlessis

Rachel Blau DuPlessis is the author of Drafts (1986-2012), a contemporary Anglophone long poem, with volumes available from Salt Publishing and Wesleyan University Press. Interstices (Subpress, 2014), Graphic Novella (Xexoxial Editions, 2015) and Days and Works (Ahsahta, 2016) are books of recent shorter poems published or in press. DuPlessis has written six critical books (from Cambridge, Iowa and Alabama University Presses), often on poetry, poetics and gender. She has received poetry fellowships from the Pew, Rockefeller and Djerassi Foundations and a fellowship from the National Humanities Center.