Department of English

Annie Finch



LB 415

Office Hours Spring 2014

TH 1:00-2:00pm & by appt.

Contact Information

Phone: 207-780-4291

Annie Finch is the author of more than twenty books of poetry, plays, translation, literary essays, textbooks and anthologies, most recently Among the Goddesses, A Poet’s Craft: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Sharing Your Poetry, Villanelles, and Spells: New and Selected Poems. Her poems have been included in The Norton Anthology of World Poetry and The Penguin Book of Twentieth-Century American Poetry and she has been honored with the Sarasvati Award and the Robert Fitzgerald Award.  Annie Finch has read and performed her work across the U.S. and in Canada, Europe, and Africa. Before joining the English Department, she taught widely and served as Director of USM's Stonecoast MFA program.

Research Interests

Poetry, poetics, prosody, and women's literature.

Recent Publications

The Voice Was the Sea: Poems from Coastal Maine.  Voices from the American Land, 2012.

Measure for Measure: The Music of Poetry, with Alexandra Oliver.  Random House/Everyman’s   

     Library, Forthcoming, 2014.

Villanelles, with Marie-Elizabeth Mali.  Random House/Everyman’s Library, 2012.