"This brave, loving weaving
is singing our lives back,
and women are ready . . . "
— "Amulet for Brave Women"
"In the center of the new flowers,
a darker wing of fire
points you like a flower. "
— "Summer Solstice Chant"
Annie Finch is an American poet, writer, translator, speaker, teacher, and performer. She is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Spells: New and Selected Poems. Her other works include influential essays, books, and anthologies on poetics, feminism, and witchcraft. She is widely recognized for her mesmerizing poetry performances and mastery of poetic craft. Her poetry has appeared in the New York Times, Poetry Magazine, Paris Review, and the Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century American Poetry, and has been translated into Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, French, Malayalam, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, and Spanish. Educated at Yale and Stanford University, where she earned her Ph.D, she has lectured at universities including Berkeley, Harvard, and Oxford and performed her poetry across the United States and in India, Mexico, Africa, and throughout Europe.
“A journey like no other.”
"Annie's Performance Was a Journey Like no Other."
“Annie Finch’s Poetry is a Pure Tone that Calls Us Home.”
"Annie Finch's Poetry is a Pure Tone that Calls Us Home."
“This Woman is Worth Her Weight in Gold.”
"This Woman is Worth Her Weight in Gold."
“Your Readings Are Magical!”
"Your Readings Are Magical!"