Debora Greger is an award-winning American poet as well as a visual artist.

She was raised in Richland, Washington. She attended the University of Washington and then the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She then went on to hold fellowships at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She is a professor of English and creative writing at the University of Florida.

Her poetry has been included in six volumes of The Best American Poetry and she has exhibited her artwork at several galleries and museums across the country. She also has a poem on Poetry 180 in number 42. Her work appeared in Paris Review, The Nation, Poetry, and The New Criterion.

She lives in Gainesville, Florida and Cambridge, England with her life-partner, the poet and critic, William Logan.

Debora Greger's Works:

2004: Western Art. Penguin.
2001: God. Penguin.
1996: Desert Fathers, Uranium Daughters. Penguin.
1994: Off-Season at the Edge of the World. University of Illinois Press.
1990: The 1002nd Night. Princeton University Press.
1985: Blank Country (limited edition chapbook). Meadow Press.
1985: And. Princeton University Press.
1980: Cartography (limited edition chapbook). Penumbra Press.
1980: Movable Islands. Princeton University Press.

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Lampwick turned up, the room glows white.
The looms moves easily all night long

as feet work and push below.
Nimbly the shuttle flies in and out,

wide or narrow, big or small, sliding in snug.
Long or short, it glides out smoothly.

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