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Poet Elizabeth Gold

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Poet Elizabeth Gold

Poet Elizabeth Gold

Poet Elizabeth Gold

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She's the author of the new memoir, Brief Intervals of Horrible Sanity: One Season in a Progressive School. It's about her brief stint as a midyear replacement English teacher in Queens, N.Y. Gold teaches writing at several branches of the City University of New York.