Cynthia Zarin

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In Italy

Cynthia Zarin is the author of five books of poetry, most recently The Ada Poems and Orbit, as well five books for children and two essay collections, Two Cities and An Enlarged Heart: A Personal History. Her honours include a Guggenheim Memorial Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Award in Literature, the Peter B. Lavan Award, an Ingram Merrill Award for Poetry, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Poetry. A longtime contributor to the New Yorker, Zarin teaches at Yale University. She lives in New York City.