Annie Finch is the author of six books of poetry, including Eve, Calendars, Among the Goddesses, and most recently Spells: New and Selected Poems (Wesleyan University Press). She has also written popular nonfiction, plays, opera libretti, memoir, and numerous books and anthologies on poetry and poetics, including A Poet's Craft: A Comprehensive Guide to Making and Sharing Your Poetry (University of Michigan Press). Educated at Yale (B.A.) and Stanford (Ph.D), she has taught widely and served for a decade as Director of the Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing. Annie's honors include the Robert Fitzgerald Award for her lifetime contribution to poetics and the Sarasvati Award for Poetry.