Ross Gay

Ross Gay
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Ross Gay is the author of three poetry collections, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2015), which won the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, a 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, was a 2015 National Book Award Finalist, and a 2015 NAACP Image Award Finalist; Bringing the Shovel Down (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011); and Against Which (CavanKerry Press, 2006). His poems have appeared in American Poetry ReviewAtlanta ReviewHarvard ReviewColumbia: A Journal of Poetry and Art, and Margie: The American Journal of Poetry, among other places. He is a Cave Canem fellow and a gardener and he teaches at Indiana University.

First posted: May 25, 2005

Last modified: April 18, 2016