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Lynda Hull (December 5, 1954 - March 29, 1994) was a United States poet. She had published two collections of poetry when she died in a car accident in 1994. A third, The Only World (Harper Perennial, 1995), was published posthumously by her husband, the poet David Wojahn, and was a finalist for the 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award. Collected Poems By Lynda Hull (Graywolf Press), was published in 2006.

Hull was the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council, and received four Pushcart Prizes. Her poems were published widely in literary journals and magazines including The New Yorker, AGNI, Colorado Review, The Kenyon Review, The Iowa Review, Ploughshares, Poetry.

Hull was born and grew up in Newark, New Jersey. At the age of sixteen she won a scholarship to Princeton University, but ran away from home. During the next ten years she lived in many places including various Chinatowns following a marriage to an immigrant from Shanghai. In the early 1980s Hull started studying at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and earned her B.A., and then her M.A. from Johns Hopkins University. She also reconnected with her family during this time and met the poet David Wojahn, whom she married in 1984.

She taught English at Indiana University, De Paul University, and in the MFA in Writing program at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She served as a poetry editor for the literary journal Crazyhorse , which offers an annual award in her honor, the Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize.

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Total Books: 6
Collected Poems
2006 - Collected Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781555974572
ISBN-10: 1555974570
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Star Ledger
1990 - Star Ledger [Iowa Poetry Prize] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780877453192
ISBN-10: 0877453195
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Ghost Money
1986 - Ghost Money (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780870235450
ISBN-10: 0870235451
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Only World Poems
The Only World Poems (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780060553630
ISBN-10: 0060553634
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Only World Poems
The Only World Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780060951122
ISBN-10: 0060951125
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Ghost Money
Ghost Money (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780870235467
ISBN-10: 087023546X
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