POET, ACADEMIC & CULTURAL ACTIVIST
Anne Waldman is a poet, performer, professor, editor, and cultural activist. She is the author of over forty books of poetry, including the book-length hybrid narrative eco-poem Manatee/Humanity and the feminist epic The Iovis Trilogy: Colors in the Mechanism of Concealment, which won the 2012 PEN Center USA Award for Poetry. Other recent books include Gossamurmur, Jaguar Harmonics, and Cross Worlds: Transcultural Poetics, co-edited with Laura Wright, and her latest, Voice’s Daughter of a Heart Yet to Be Born. She was awarded the 2015 American Book Award for long-life achievement by the Before Columbus Foundation.