Arielle Greenberg


Arielle Greenberg is the co-author, with Rachel Zucker, ofHome/Birth: A Poemic (1913 Press, 2011); and author ofMy Kafka Century (Action Books, 2005); Given (Verse, 2002); and the chapbooks Shake Her (Dusie Kollektiv, 2009); and Farther Down: Songs from the Allergy Trials(New Michigan, 2003; to be republished by Ugly Duckling Presse in 2012). She is co-editor of three anthologies: with Rachel Zucker, Starting Today: 100 Poems for Obama’s First 100 Days (Iowa, 2010) and Women Poets on Mentorship: Efforts and Affections (Iowa, 2008); and with Lara Glenum, Gurlesque (Saturnalia, 2010). Twice featured in Best American Poetry and the recipient of a MacDowell Colony fellowship, she is the founder-moderator of the poet-moms listserv. In 2011 she left a tenured position in poetry at Columbia College Chicago to move with her family to a small town in rural Maine. She now teaches out of her home.

First posted: February 23, 2012

Last modified: April 18, 2016