Gardner McFall

Phone: 
212-678-1595

Author's Bio

Gardner McFall is a poet, children's book writer, and librettist. Her book of poems, The Pilot's Daughter, was the basis for her libretto, AMELIA, commissioned by Seattle Opera and premiered there in 2010. She has taught at Hunter College and the Cooper Union in New York City.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Naming the Animals
(Viking, 1994)
, Russian Tortoise
(Time Being Books, 2009)
, The Pilot's Daughter
(Time Being Books, 1996)
Anthologies: 
On the Wing: American Poems of Air and Space Flight
(University of Iowa Press, 2005)
, Poetry in Medicine
(Persea Books, 2015)
, Satellite Convulsions: Poems from Tin House
(Tin House Books, 2008)
Journals: 
Atlantic Monthly, Hanging Loose, New Criterion, Paris Review, Ploughshares, River Styx, The Hopkins Review, The Nation, The New Yorker, The Sewanee Review, Tin House

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
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Last updated: Sep 27, 2016