Ariana Reines

Ariana Reines is a poet and playwright from Salem, Massachusetts. She holds degrees from Barnard College, Columbia University, and the European Graduate School.

Reines is the author of four poetry collections, most recently A Sand Book (Tin House Books, 2019), winner of the 2020 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and longlister for the 2019 National Book Award in Poetry. She also won two Obie awards for her play Telephone.

Of Reines’s work, Melissa Broder writes, “To be fully human requires an act of sorcery nowadays, and Reines is that sorceress.”

Reines has taught at UC Berkeley, Columbia University, Tufts University, and the University of Pittsburgh, among others. She lives in Queens, New York.