Artists & Authors
M.A. Creative Writing (1975)
- Her book of poetry Versed (2009) received the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. It was also a finalist for the National Book Award and won the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award.
- Her book Next Life was selected by the New York Times as one of the most notable books of 2007.
- Her books Up to Speed (2004) and Veil: New and Selected Poems (2001) were finalist for the PEN Center USA Award in Poetry.
- She has taught writing for almost 20 years at the University of California, San Diego.