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Tina Cane

Rhode Island
Tina Cane currently serves as the Poet Laureate of Rhode Island, where she lives with her husband and their three children. She is the founder and director of Writers-in- the-Schools, RI and is an instructor with the writing community, Frequency Providence. Her poems and translations have appeared in numerous publications, including The Literary ReviewTwo Serious Ladies, The Tupelo QuarterlyJubliat and The Common. Her books include The Fifth Thought (Other Painters Press), Dear Elena: Letters for Elena Ferrante, poems with art by Esther Solondz (Skillman Avenue Press) and Once More With Feeling (Veliz Books). In 2016, Tina received the Fellowship Merit Award in Poetry from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts.