M.A., The Writing Seminars, The Johns Hopkins University (1978)
B.A. magna cum laude, Radcliffe College, Harvard University (1977)
Contemporary Poetry, Poetics, Translation Studies
Fulbright Senior Scholar University of Genoa 2017-2018
(2011). The Kangaroo Girl. Grafton, VT: GenPop Books.
(1996). Now. Oxford, OH: Miami University Press.
(1988). The Weight of Numbers. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press.
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.
Fulbright Scholar at the University of Genoa (2018).
Civita di Bagnoregio Artist in Residence (2018).
Inclusion in “Stacks: Three Decades of Writing Fellows with an Installation by Anne Muntges” at New York Foundation for the Arts Winter/Spring 2015-2016.
Haddassah-Brandeis Institute Research Award (2015).
B.R.R.O. (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) Fellowship (2014, 2008, 2004).
Adelphi University Excellence in Faculty Service Award 2009
President and Member Board of Directors of The Association of Writers & Writing Programs. 2010-2015