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Jarnot (Lisa) Collection



Lisa Jarnot is an American poet, scholar, and teacher. She was born in Buffalo, New York, in 1967, and studied at the University at Buffalo, later earning her MFA from Brown University. She has published multiple collections of poetry as well as the definitive biography, Robert Duncan: The Ambassador from Venus (University of California Press). She has also edited magazines and taught at the Naropa Institute, University of Colorado Boulder, Long Island University, and Brooklyn College, as well as many independent workshops. The Lisa Jarnot Collection, 1984-2016, represents a broad and comprehensive look at Lisa Jarnot’s work as a writer and teacher and includes manuscripts, correspondence, syllabi, and research and drafts for the Robert Duncan biography.