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Jean Valentine (born 1934) is an American poet, and currently the New York State Poet (2008—2010). Her poetry collection, Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, 1965-2003, was awarded the 2004 National Book Award for Poetry.

Her most recent book is Little Boat (Wesleyan University Press 2007). Her first book, Dream Barker, won the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition in 1965. She has published poems widely in literary journals and magazines, including The New Yorker, and Harper's Magazine, and The American Poetry Review. Valentine was one of five poets including Charles Wright, Russell Edson, James Tate and Louise Gluck, whose work Lee Upton considered critically in The Muse of Abandonment: Origin, Identity, Mastery in Five American Poets (Bucknell University Press, 1998). She has held residencies from Yaddo, MacDowell Colony, UCross, and the Lannan foundation, among others.

She was born in Chicago, received bachelor of arts and a master of arts degrees at Radcliffe College, and has lived most of her life in New York City. She has taught with the Graduate Writing Program at New York University, at Columbia University, at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan, and at Sarah Lawrence College. She is a faculty member at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She was married to the late American historian James Chace from 1957 - 1968, and they have two daughters, Sarah and Rebecca.

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Total Books: 22
Shirt in Heaven
2015 - Shirt in Heaven (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781556594786
ISBN-10: 155659478X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Break the Glass
2012 - Break the Glass (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781556593949
ISBN-10: 1556593945
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Lucy A Poem
2009 - Lucy a Poem [Quarternote Chapbook Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781932511680
ISBN-10: 1932511687
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Little Boat
2007 - Little Boat [Wesleyan Poetry] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780819568502
ISBN-10: 0819568503
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Door in the Mountain New and Collected Poems 1965-2003
2007 - Door in the Mountain New and Collected Poems 1965-2003 [Wesleyan Poetry] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780819567130
ISBN-10: 0819567132
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The River at Wolf
2002 - The River at Wolf (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780914086956
ISBN-10: 0914086952
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2000 - The Cradle of the Real Life [Wesleyan Poetry] (Hardcover)Paperback
Growing Darkness Growing Light
1997 - Growing Darkness Growing Light [Carnegie Mellon Poetry Paperback] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780887482427
ISBN-10: 0887482422
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Home Deep Blue New and Selected Poems
1989 - Home Deep Blue New and Selected Poems (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780914086819
ISBN-10: 0914086812
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Messenger
1980 - The Messenger (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780571120215
ISBN-10: 0571120210

Dream Barker and Other Poems
Dream Barker and Other Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780300002461
ISBN-10: 0300002467

Ordinary Things
Ordinary Things (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780374227227
ISBN-10: 0374227225

Jean Valentine Pilgrims
Jean Valentine Pilgrims [Classic Contemporary] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780887482069
ISBN-10: 0887482066
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Night Lake
Night Lake (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780916375157
ISBN-10: 0916375153

The Under Voice
The Under Voice (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781897648445
ISBN-10: 1897648448