Mary Ruefle

Mary Ruefle has published ten books of poetry, including Selected Poems (Wave Books, 2010), winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America; a book of prose (The Most of It, Wave Books, 2008), and a comic book, Go Home and Go to Bed! (Pilot Books/Orange Table Comics, 2007).  Her one-of-a-kind erasure books have been exhibited in galleries and museums. Of these, A Little White Shadow, was published by Wave Books in 2006. A collection of lectures, Madness, Rack, and Honey (Wave Books, 2012) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism. Ruefle is the recipient of numerous honors, including an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and a Whiting Award. She lives in Bennington, Vermont, and teaches in the MFA program at Vermont College.

  • 2007