Lannan Foundation Chair in Poetics, 2008-2010

Carolyn Forché is the author of four books of poetry: Gathering The Tribes, which received the Yale Younger Poets Award, The Country Between Us, chosen as the Lamont Selection of the Academy of American Poets, The Angel of History, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and Blue Hour, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. She compiled and edited Against Forgetting: Twentieth Century Poetry of Witness (1993). She has been a human rights activist for thirty years. A former Lannan Visiting Professor of Poetry, Forché is Professor of English and Director of Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice at Georgetown University.

Read more about Carolyn Forché.