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Liz Rosenberg


A children’s book author and novelist, Liz Rosenberg attended Bennington College and earned a PhD from SUNY Binghamton. Her collections of poetry include The Fire Music (1986), winner of the Agnes Lynch Starret Prize; Children of Paradise: Poems (1994); These Happy Eyes (2001); The Lily Poems (2008), a chapbook; and Demon Love (2008). Rosenberg has edited a number of anthologies of poetry for young readers, among them The Invisible Ladder: An Anthology of Contemporary American Poems for Young Readers (1996); Earth-Shattering Poems (1998), winner of the Claudia Lewis Award for Poetry and New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age; Light-Gathering Poems (2000), winner of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Prize; and I Just Hope It’s Lethal: Poems of Madness, Sadness, and Joy (2005). Rosenberg has received the Paterson Prize and the Center for the Book Prize. She teaches creative writing at  SUNY Binghamton.

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