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An Exaltation of Forms: Contemporary Poets Celebrate the Diversity of their Art
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About Annie

Annie Finch is author or editor of numerous books, most recently Spells: New and Selected Poems (Wesleyan) and A Poet’s Craft: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Sharing Your Poetry (U of Michigan Press). Her work also includes translation, poetics, and music, art, and...

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Published Reviews


In Calendars, Finch is more shaman than formalist. She is keenly aware of the shape and sound of her poems. Whether in a chant, sonnet, ghazal, or even Billy Collins’ contrived paradelle, her...


Annie Finch has never hesitated to buck a trend. An exacting technical critic in an age when most poetics is vague, a parsable formalist in an age when the strongest trends in poetry lead toward the free...