Jorie Graham

Jorie Graham is the author of numerous collection of poetry, including From the New World: Poems 1976-2014, Place, which won the Forward Prize in 2012, and The Dream of the United Field: Selected Poems 1974-2014, winner of the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. She served as a chancellor for the Academy of American Poets from 1997 to 2003, and has also edited two anthologies, Earth Took of the Earth: 100 Great Poems of the English Language and Best American Poetry 1990. She is the first woman to be named the Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory at Harvard University.