Poet and The Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Service Professor, John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought and the College, University of Chicago, Illinois
Ellen Maria Gorrissen Fellow - Class of Spring 2006
Roseanna Warren is the author of one chapbook of poems (Snow Day, Palaemon Press, 1981), and four collections of poems: Each Leaf Shines Separate (Norton, 1984), Stained Glass (Norton, 1993), Departure (Norton, 2003), and Ghost in a Red Hat (Norton, 2011). Fables of the Self: Studies in Lyric Poetry, a book of literary criticism, appeared from Norton in 2008. She edited and contributed to The Art of Translation: Voices from the Field (Northeastern, 1989), and has edited three chapbooks of poetry by prisoners. She has won fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, ACLS, The Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the Lila Wallace Readers’ Digest Fund, among others. Stained Glass won the Lamont Poetry Award from the Academy of American Poets. She has won the Witter Bynner Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Lavan Younger Poets’ Prize from the Academy of American Poets, and the Award of Merit in Poetry from The American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2004. She was a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets from 1999 – 2005. She is The Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Service Professor, John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought and the College at the University of Chicago, and was previously the Emma MacLachlan Metcalf Professor of the Humanities at Boston University. Warren is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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