Books by Ada Limón
Ada Limón is the twenty-fourth U.S. Poet Laureate as well the author of The Hurting Kind and five other collections of poems. These include, mostrecently, The Carrying, which won the National Book Critics CircleAward and was named a finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, and BrightDead Things, which was named a finalist for the National Book Award, theNational Book Critics Circle Award, and the Kingsley Tufts Award. Limón is arecipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and her work has appeared in the NewYorker, the New York Times, and American Poetry Review, among others. She is the new host of American Public Media's weekday poetrypodcast The Slowdown. Born and raised in California, she now livesin Lexington, Kentucky.