Harriet Zinnes was born in Hyde Park, Massachusetts, in 1919. She is the author of more than 10 collections of poetry, including Whither Nonstopping (2005), Light Light or the Curvature of the Earth (2009), and Harriet Zinnes: New and Selected Poems (2014). Among her other publications are several short story collections, translations, and art criticism. She is the recipient of multiple MacDowell, Yaddo, and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts fellowships. As a Professor Emerita of Queens College, Zinnes currently lives in New York City.
Audio Recordings with Harriet Zinnes
- Harriet Zinnes reading her poems with comment in the Recording Laboratory, April 18, 1978