Meena Alexander

Meena Alexander has published seven books of poetry, most recently Birthplace with Buried Stones (TriQuarterly Books/ Northwestern University Press, 2013). Her works include the book of essays Poetics of Dislocation (University of Michigan Press, Poets on Poetry Series, 2009) and the critically acclaimed memoir Fault Lines. Her poems have been translated and set to music. She is Distinguished Professor of English, Graduate Center/ Hunter College, CUNY.

 Photograph by David Lelyveld