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Dark Braid

Dara Yen Elerath


84 pages

ISBN 978-1-943491-27-8

Published 2020

Winner of the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry , selected by Doug Ramspeck.

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Dara Yen Elerath

Dara Yen Elerath’s work has appeared in AGNI, American Poetry Review, Poet Lore, and elsewhere. She holds an MFA in poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts. She is also a graduate of the Southwest University of Visual Arts and the University of New Mexico. A graphic artist as well as a poet, she lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dark Braid is her debut book..