Elizabeth Willis

Elizabeth Willis’s most recent book, Alive: New and Selected Poems (New York Review Books, 2015), was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Other books include Address (Wesleyan, 2011), recipient of the L.L. Winship / PEN New England prize for poetry; Meteoric Flowers (Wesleyan, 2006); Turneresque (Burning Deck, 2003); and The Human Abstract (Penguin, 1995), a National Poetry Series selection. Her poems have appeared in recent issues of BOMB, Harpers, The New Yorker, and Poetry. Willis has been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the California Arts Council, and the Howard Foundation. She recently joined the faculty of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Residencies
  • 2016