Joel Brouwer is the author of Exactly What Happened (Purdue University Press, 1999) and Centuries. (Four Way Books, 2003). His poems and essays have appeared in AGNI, Gettysburg Review, Massachusetts Review, Paris Review, Ploughshares, and Poetry.
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