Laurie Sheck

LAURIE SHECK is the author of four books of poetry. "The Willow Grove" (Knopf, 1998) was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent collection is "Black Series" (Knopf, 2001). Her work appears widely in such journals and magazines as the "New Yorker," "Kenyon Review," and "Boston Review," She has been a member of the creative writing faculty at Princeton University and currently teaches in the M.F.A. program at the New School. She lives in New York City.