Shane McCraeShane McCrae (born September 22, 1975, Portland, Oregon) is an American poet.
McCrae was the recipient of a 2011 Whiting Award, and in 2012 his collection ''Mule'' was a finalist for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and a PEN Center USA Literary Award.
In 2013, McCrae received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. His poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including ''Best American Poetry'' 2010, ''American Poetry Review'', ''African American Review'', ''Fence'', and ''AGNI''. Provided by Wikipedia