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About the Author
Irving Feldman was born in Brooklyn in 1928. He was educated at the City College of New York and at Columbia University. He
has taught for many years and is currently Distinguished Professor of English at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Feldman’s collections of poetry include Beautiful False Things; The Life and Letters; All of Us Here, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; New and Selected Poems; Leaping Clear and The Pripet Marshes, both National Book Award finalists; and Works and Days, winner of the Jewish Book Council’s Kovner Poetry Prize. Feldman has received awards and grants from many institutions, including the Academy of American Poets, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation. He lives in Buffalo, New York.