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Dean Rader has authored or co-authored eleven books, including Works & Days (Truman State University Press), winner of the 2010 T. S. Eliot Prize, Landscape Portrait Figure Form (Omnidawn), named a Best Book of the Year by the Barnes & Noble Review, and Self-Portrait as Wikipedia Entry (Copper Canyon), a finalist for the Oklahoma Book Award and the Northern California Book Award. Recent work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Harvard Review, New England Review, The Kenyon Review, Southern Review, BOMB, Ploughshares, Poetry Review (UK), and Best of the Net. His work has been supported by fellowships from Princeton University, Harvard University, the Headlands Center for the Arts, and the MacDowell Foundation. In 2019, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry, and in 2021, he was a finalist for the Nona Balakian Award from the National Book Critics Circle. Beyond the Borderless (Copper Canyon), his collection of poems with works by Cy Twombly, is forthcoming in 2022. He is a professor at the University of San Francisco.