Annie Finch is the author of four books of poetry: Calendars
(2003), shortlisted for the ForeWord Magazine Poetry Book of the Year award; Eve
(1997); The Encyclopedia of Scotland
(2004), and a translation of the Complete Poems of Louise Labé
(2006). She has also written for music and opera collaboration and has edited and written a number of books on poetics including An Exaltation of Forms: Contemporary Poets Celebrate the Diversity of Their Art
with Kathrine Varnes (2002), and Lofty Dogmas:Poets on Poetry
, with Maxine Kumin and Deborah Brown (2006). Her collection of essays, The Body of Poetry: Essays on Women, Form, and the Poetic Self
was published last year by the University of Michigan Press. She is Professor of English and Director of the Stonecoast Brief-Residency MFA
in Creative Writing at the University of Southern Maine.
Other audio by Annie Finch online from the Maine Humanities Council.
First posted on April 20, 2006 5:36 AM