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Jacques J. Rancourt

Jacques J. Rancourt’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in New England Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Colorado Review, and Gulf Coast. A 2012–2014 Stegner Fellow, he was also the recipient of a Halls Emerging Artist Fellowship from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing and a work-study scholarship from the Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference.



Fall 2014 | Poetry

In that endless season of dead grass
and rotted pumpkins, I was a boy
who stood in a tree and named all the cows