Marianne Boruch

Marianne Boruch has published ten books of poems, most recently The Anti-Grief (Copper Canyon, 2020), three essay collections including The Little Death of Self (Michigan, 2017), and a memoir, The Glimpse Traveler (Indiana, 2011). Her work appears in The New York Review of Books, Poetry, The New Yorker, American Poetry Review. Her honors include the Kingsley-Tufts Award, plus fellowships/residencies from the Guggenheim Foundation, the NEA, the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center, two national parks (Denali and Isle Royale). Boruch taught at Purdue University for 31 years, going rogue and emeritus in 2018. She continues to teach in the low-residency MFA Program at Warren Wilson College. In 2019, she was a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Australia to observe the astonishing wildlife to write her 11th collection of poems, a neo-ancient/medieval bestiary which is forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press.