Ellen Bryant Voigt is the author of six collections of poetry and The Flexible Lyric, a collection of craft essays. Her poems, which have appeared inThe New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New Republic,The Nation, and many literary journals, have also been selected for a Pushcart Prize and Best American Poetry (1993). Voigt has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Fund. A native of Virginia, in 2002 she will be inducted into the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Voigt teaches in the low-residency MFA Program for writers at Warren Wilson College. She lives in Marshfield, Vermont, and is currently Vermont State Poet. “Voices of 1918,” a commissioned work based on Voigt’sKyrie, finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, was premiered by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra on its 2000 tour.
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