Moira Linehan

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Moira Linehanís second collection, Incarnate Grace, was published in Spring 2015 by Southern Illinois University Press (SIU Press). After learning she has breast cancer, the poet struggles to live the examined life. The collection was named an Honor Book in Poetry in the 2016 Massachusetts Book Awards. Her debut collection, If No Moon, was selected by Dorianne Laux as the winner of the 2006 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry open competition and published in 2007 by SIU Press. That collection chronicles the loss of her husband. In 2008 it was named an Honor Book in Poetry in the Massachusetts Book Awards. After careers as a high school English teacher and administrator in high tech and academic settings, Moira Linehan now writes full-time and occasionally leads poetry writing workshops. She holds a MFA in Writing from Vermont College and lives in the Boston area.

To purchase a copy of her work, click on the respective book title to the right for a link to her publisher.

Or find copies of Incarnate Grace at one of the following bookstores:

Brookline Booksmith, Brookline, MA
The Bookstore and Get Lit Wine Bar, Lenox, MA
Norwich Bookstore, Norwich, VT
Book Ends, Winchester, MA

Selected Works

Poetry
Presents the authorís journey through grief after losing her husband to cancer.

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