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Yona Harvey

Poet and Writer


Short Bio

Yona Harvey is the author of You Don’t Have to Go to Mars for Love, winner of The Believer Book Award in Poetry, and Hemming the Water, winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award.  A Guggenheim Fellow, she lives in Northampton, Massachusetts where she is the Tammis Day Professor of Poetry at Smith College.  

There’s a longer bio in the presskit.


You Don’t Have to Go to Mars for Love

A Stahlecker series selection
by Yona Harvey

Four Way Books, available now

isbn 194558856X, 9781945588563


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Yona can be retained as a speaker, reader, or workshop facilitator through her contact form. Inquiries on publications, writings, poems and writing comics are appreciated and emails will be answered as her schedule permits.

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