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Annie Finch’s books of poetry include Calendars (Tupelo, 2003),
shortlisted for the Foreword Poetry Book of the Year award; Eve
(Story Line, 1997); the longpoem The Encyclopedia of Scotland (Salt,
2004); and a translation of the complete poems of Renaissance poet Louise
Labé (Chicago, 2005).
Her many musical, dance, and theater collaborations include the libretto
for "Marina” (Tsvetaeva), which premiered in May 2003 from American Opera
Projects in New York.
She has written or edited several books on poetics including,with Kathrine
Varnes, An Exaltation of Forms: Contemporary Poets Celebrate the Diversity
of Their Art (Michigan, 2002) and, with Deborah Brown and Maxine Kumin,
Dogmas: Poets on Poetry (Arkansas, 2005).
Her most recent book is the collection of essays, The Body of Poetry:
Essays on Women, Form, and the Poetic Self ( University of Michigan
Press, 2005). She is Director of the Stonecoast Low-Residency MFA at the
University of Southern Maine.