Anne Marie Macari

Anne Marie Macari was born and raised in Queens, New York. She was educated at Oberlin College and received her MFA at Sarah Lawrence College.

Macari is the author of five poetry collections: Heaven Beneath (Persea Books, 2020); Red Deer: Poems (Persea Books, 2015); She Heads into the Wilderness (Autumn House Press, 2008); Gloryland (Alice James Books, 2005); and Ivory Cradle (Copper Canyon Press, 2000), winner of the APR/Honickman First Book Prize, selected by Robert Creeley. With Carey Salerno, she coedited the anthology Lit From Inside: 40 Years of Poetry from Alice James Books (Alice James Books, 2013). 

Macari, who was also the winner of the James Dickey Prize for Poetry, lives in New York City.