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| Will Alexander- Poet, novelist, essayist, aphorist, playwright, visual artist, and pianist. He has authored over 30 books in the above mentioned genres. A Whiting Fellow, and a California Arts Council Fellow, he has been recipient of the PEN/Oakland Award for his novel Sunrise In Armageddon, and an American Book Award winner for his book of essays Singing In Magnetic Hoofbeat. In 2016 he was recipient of the Jackson Prize for Poetry. Currently he is Poet-in- Residence at Beyond Baroque, and is part of the Poetry Center Advisory Board at Cal State Los Angeles.