Annie Finch, author portrait
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Annie Finch

Annie Finch's six books of poetry include Eve, Calendars, and Spells: New and Selected Poems. Her work has appeared onstage at Carnegie Hall and in The Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century American Poetry. Her collection Calendars was shortlisted for the Foreword Poetry Book of the Year Award and her verse play Among the Goddesses: An Epic Libretto in Seven Dreams received the Sarasvati Award for Poetry.  Finch has also written and edited books about poetry, including A Formal Feeling Comes: Poems in Form by Contemporary Women, The Body of Poetry: Essays on Women, Form, and the Poetic Self, A Poet’s Craft: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Sharing Your Poetry, Villanelles, and Measure for Measure: An Anthology of Poetic Meters.  in 2011 she received the Robert Fitzgerald Award for her lifetime contribution to the art and craft of versification. She teaches on the low-residency MFA faculty at St. Francis College in Brooklyn and has just finished a new nonfiction book, The Witch in You: Five Directions to Your Inner Goddess.
 

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