Lee Ann Roripaugh

Lee Ann Roripaugh
Poetry, South Dakota Authors

Lee Ann Roripaugh is the author of five volumes of poetry, most recently tsunami vs. the fukushima 50. She served as South Dakota Poet Laureate from 2015-2019. Roripaugh won the Association of Asian American Studies Book Award in Poetry/Prose in 2004 and the National Poetry Series in 1998. She is a professor of English at the University of South Dakota, where she serves as Director of Creative Writing and Editor-in-Chief of South Dakota Review.

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