Norman Dubie is the author of more than seventeen
books, including most recently The Mercy Seat: Collected &
New Poems: 1967-2001. Book of the Jaspers is the first
of three books that make up the completed manuscript, The Spirit
Tablets at Goa Lake. Dubie has received numerous national
grants and prizes, including the Bess Hokin Award of the Modern
Association. He has authored many individual publications and is
a regular contributor to many magazines, including the New
and American Poetry Review. Dubie is included in the
Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry. He is the recipient of
fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the John
Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Ingram-Merrill Foundation.
His work has been translated into more than thirty languages.
lives in Arizona.