Anna Ross

Anna Ross

Anna V. Q. Ross’s most recent book, Flutter, Kick (Red Hen Press, 2022), won the 2020 Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award and the 2023 Julia Ward Howe Award in Poetry and was named a Best New Poetry Book by the New York Public Library.

Her previous collections include If a Storm (Anhinga Press, winner of the Robert Dana-Anhinga Prize for Poetry); Figuring (Bull City Press); and Hawk Weather (winner the New Women’s Voices Prize from Finishing Line Press and the Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award from the New England Poetry Society).

A recipient of fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Fulbright Foundation, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Vermont Studio Center, her recent work appears in Kenyon Review, Harvard Review, The Nation, The Missouri Review, Poetry Northwest, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. She is poetry editor for Salamander Magazine and teaches at Tufts University and through the Emerson Prison Initiative. Anna lives with her family in Dorchester, where she runs the poetry and music series Unearthed Song & Poetry and raises chickens.

Find her online at annavqross.com.

Books:  Figuring, an editors’ selection from the 2015 Frost Place Chapbook Competition, was published May 24, 2016.

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