"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 award-winning poet, translator, cultural critic, and performance artist. Known for her incantatory poems and mesmerizing performances, Finch is the author of seven volumes of poetry. She has written and edited thirteen books on poetic craft, most recently How to Scan a Poem. Her work has appeared in The Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century American Poetry and The Norton Anthology of World Literature and been translated into nine languages. Awarded the Robert Fitzgerald Award for her lifetime contribution to the Art and Craft of Versification, she has performed her poetry across the U.S. and in India, Mexico, Africa, and throughout Europe. She lives in New York City.
“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!"