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Jonathan Thirkield

Jonathan Thirkield

Born and raised in New York City, Jonathan Thirkield graduated from Wesleyan University and the University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop where he was a Truman Capote Fellow.

In 2008, his collection The Waker's Corridor was selected by Linda Bierds for the Walt Whitman Award, presented by the Academy of American Poets.

He lives in New York.

Poems by
Jonathan Thirkield

Abend (10:101)
Design for a Silver Box in the Shape of a Melon, 1918
Your Journey (4:111)

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