Biographies Jorie Graham (1950-)

Jorie Graham was born in New York City in 1950, and raised in Italy and France. She is the author of 14 poetry collections, including Dream of the Unified Field: Selected Poems 1974-1992 (1995), winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry; Swarm (2001); and Fast (2017). Among her many honors and awards, she is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and a Morton Dauwen Zabel Award from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. From 1997–2003, Graham served as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. She is the Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory at Harvard University and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Audio Recordings with Jorie Graham

  • Karen Alkalay-Gut and Jorie Graham reading their poems in the Montpelier Room, Library of Congress, Oct. 19, 1995.

Selected Works at the Library of Congress