|Julie Sheehan (photo Chip Cooper)|
Sheehan, who teaches in the MFA program at Stony Brook, Southampton, won the Barnard Women Poets Prize (2005) for her sophomore collection, Orient Point. Sheehan also won the 2008 Whiting Writers' Award, the NYFA Fellowship in Poetry (2009), the Elizabeth Matchett Stover Award from Southwest Review; the Robert H. Winner prize from the Poetry Society of America, and the Paris Review Bernard F. Connors prize.
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