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Gillian Osborne

Gillian Osborne is a writer and educator based in California, whose interests include American literature, poetry, and plants. She has a PhD in English from UC Berkeley, and teaches for the Harvard Extension School and the Bard College Language & Thinking Program.

Gillian Osborne Herman Melville Compete Poems

The author of Moby Dick is best known for his novels, but he devoted the second half of his life to writing poetry. What can a new Complete Poems teach us about his place in the canon of American letters?

Gillian Osborne

With Emily Dickinson, the challenge is to understand a flesh-and-blood woman whose life took place on paper.

Gillian Osborne