Mary Maxwell is the author of four volumes of poetry, An Imaginary Hellas, Emporia, Cultural Tourism and Nine Over Sixes (all published by LongNookBooks). She studied English literature at Bryn Mawr College and Classical and Medieval studies at Columbia University. As an independent scholar, she has published her essays and reviews in literary periodicals such as Arion, Boston Review, Partisan Review, Raritan, Salmagundi and Threepenny Review. Her translations of poetry have appeared in The American Voice, Literary Imagination, Pequod, Vanitas, The Washington Post Book World and the anthology, Latin Lyric and Elegiac Poetry.
Publications and Prizes
Agni, Literary Imagination, New Republic, Paris Review, Pequod, Provincetown Arts, Salmagundi, Slate, Southern Review, The Nation, Western Humanities Review, Yale Review
Discovery/The Nation Prize; Camargo Foundation Fellowship; Visting Artist, American Academy in Rome