Maggie Anderson, GPC 2001-2002
Anderson is the author of four books of poems, most recently Windfall: New and Selected Poems,
published in 2000. Her other books include Cold
Comfort (1986), A
Space Filled with Moving (1992), and Years that Answer (1980). Anderson is also the
editor of The New and Selected
Poems of Louise McNeill and The Next of Us is about to be Born: The
Wick Poetry Series Anthology in Celebration of the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of
the Wick Poetry Center as well as co-editor of After the Bell: Contemporary American Prose about School, Learning by Heart: Contemporary American
Poetry about School, and A Gathering of Poets, an
anthology of poems read to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the shootings of
students in an anti-war protest at Kent State University in 1970. Recent poems
have been published in The
Alaska Quarterly, The Georgia Review, and The American Poetry Review.
Anderson has received fellowships for her poetry from the National Endowment
for the Arts, the Ohio Arts Council, the MacDowell Colony, and the West
Virginia Arts and Humanities Commission. She has taught at the University of
Pittsburgh, the Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Oregon.
Maggie Anderson is retired from Kent State University where she was a professor
of English, director of the Wick Poetry Program, and editor of the Kent State
University Press Wick Poetry Series.
“Beyond Even This,” Poets.org.