M.A., The Writing Seminars, The Johns Hopkins University (1978)
B.A. magna cum laude, Radcliffe College, Harvard University (1977)
Bible In Western Literature
Contemporary Poetry, Poetics, Translation Studies
A teaching grant from the Teagle Foundation. *Reading and Writing the City* partners Adelphi's Department of English with Groundwork for Success, a nonprofit organization in Brooklyn that provides high-quality educational programming and support to disadvantaged populations.
(2011). The Kangaroo Girl.
Grafton, VT: GenPop Books.
Oxford, OH: Miami University Press.
(1988). The Weight of Numbers.
Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press.
Honors and Accomplishments
Adelphi University President's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service 2009
B.R.I.O Fellowship(Bronx Recognizes Its Own 2008)
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship(2008)
Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (2008)
Yaddo Fellowship(2007, 2005, 1987)
Community and Corporate Leadership
Member, Board of Directors of The Association of Writers & Writing Programs. 2010-2013