Readings in Contemporary Poetry

January 17, 1995
155 Mercer Street, NYC, 7:30pm

Elizabeth Macklin

Elizabeth Macklin
Photo: Anne Hall

Elizabeth Macklin was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, in 1952. After studying at the SUNY College at Potsdam and in Spain, she moved to New York City. Her poems, essays and translations have appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, The Threepenny Review, Lyra, Southwest Review, and elsewhere. From 1989 to 1991, she was the poetry editor of the monthly magazine Wigwag. She has received an Ingram Merrill Foundation Award (1990) and a Guggenheim Fellowship (1994). She currently lives in New York, where she makes her living as a copy editor and proofreader. Her first collection of poems, A Woman Kneeling in the Big City, was published by W. W. Norton in 1992.