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Eleanor Stanford is the author of three books of poetry, The Imaginal Marriage, Bartram's Garden, and The Book of Sleep, all from Carnegie Mellon University Press.

Her poems and essays have appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, The Harvard Review, The Kenyon Review, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Iowa Review, and many others. 


She has received fellowships and awards from the University of Florida, Wesleyan Writers' Conference, the Hadassah Brandeis foundation, and the Hawaii Council for the Humanities. She was a 2014/2016 Fulbright Fellow to Brazil where she researched and wrote about traditional midwifery in rural Bahia.

Ellie was a Henry Hoyns fellow at the University of Virginia, where she earned her M.F.A. She has three sons and lives in the Philadelphia area.

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