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Jane Mead

Jane Mead (1958-2019) was the the author of five collections of poetry: The Lord and the General Din of the World (1996), The House of Poured-Out Waters (2001), The Usable Field (2008), Money Money Money Water Water Water (2014), World of Mad and Unmade (2016), and To the Wren: Collected and New Poems (2019). She was for many years poet-in-residence at Wake Forest University, and later managed the ranch her grandfather purchased in the early 1900’s in Northern California, where she grew zinfandel and Cabernet wine-grapes. She received awards and fellowships from the Lannan, Whiting, and Guggenheim foundations.

  • 2015