Anya Silver

1968 –

Anya Silver was born December 22, 1968 in Medina, Pennsylvania. She received her BA from Haverford College and a PhD from Emory University. She published four poetry collections, Second Bloom: Poems (Cascade Press, 2017), From Nothing: Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 2016), I Watched You Disappear (Louisiana State University Press, 2014), and The Ninety-Third Name of God (Lousiana State University Press, 2010). Silver taught at Mercer University. She was named a Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry in 2018. She died of breast cancer in Georgia on August 6, 2018.