teaches Modern Poetry at Manhattanville College, Personal Essay at the 92nd Street Y and conducts individual manuscript conferences at the Palm Beach Poetry Festival. She received her B.A. in Russian language and literature from U.C. Berkeley in 1983 and her MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College in 2002. Her poems have appeared in The Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day, Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry, New Ohio Review, The New York Times, Nimrod, the Paris Review, PBS NewsHour, Plume, Poetry London, Prairie Schooner, Rattle, Verse Daily,
and Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac.
In 2002, she was a finalist for the Nimrod
/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize. Her first book, Talking Underwater,
was published by Wind Publications in 2007. In 2008, she was asked to read in the “Love Poems Program” at the Library of Congress. Her second book, Second Skin,
was published by Wind Publications in 2010. Her chapbook Galapagos Poems
was published by Kattywompus Press in 2016. She lives in Armonk, New York, and Harpswell, Maine, with her husband, John. They share four children, Ben, Angie, Kaitlin and Fiona.
is now available from MadHat Press.