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Ada Limón

Ada Limón

Instructor, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing


Ada Limón is the author of six books of poetry, including The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for poetry and was named one of the top five poetry books of the year by the Washington Post. Her fourth book Bright Dead Things was named a finalist for the National Book Award, a finalist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her most recent book, The Hurting Kind, was published in May 2022. Limón also hosts The Slowdown poetry podcast and works as a freelance writer in Lexington, Kentucky. 

Limón teaches poetry in our low-residency master of fine arts in creative writing program.

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