Fanny Howe was born in 1940 in Buffalo, New York, and grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She is the author of more than 20 books of poetry and prose, including Selected Poems (2000), which won the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. Most recently, her collection Second Childhood (2014) was a finalist for the National Book Award. Her awards include the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize and an Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Howe is professor emerita at the University of California, San Diego.
Audio Recordings with Fanny Howe
- Erin Belieu and Fanny Howe reading their poems in the Mumford Room, Library of Congress, Mar. 26, 1998