Marie Howe is the author of four volumes of poetry: Magdalene: Poems (W.W. Norton, 2017); The Kingdom of Ordinary Time (W.W. Norton, 2009); What the Living Do (1997); and The Good Thief (1988). She is also the co-editor of a book of essays, In the Company of My Solitude: American Writing from the AIDS Pandemic (1994). Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Poetry, Agni, Ploughshares, Harvard Review, and The Partisan Review, among others.

“Marie Howe's poetry is luminous, intense, and eloquent, rooted in an abundant  inner life. Her long, deep-breathing lines address the mysteries of flesh and spirit, in  terms accessible only to a woman who is very much of our time and yet still in touch  with the sacred.”

—Stanley Kunitz   

Marie Howe, NY State Poet Laureate (2012-2014)