Gardner McFall


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

Naming the Animals
(Viking, 1994)
, Russian Tortoise
(Time Being Books, 2009)
, The Pilot's Daughter
(Time Being Books, 1996)
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)
Atlantic Monthly, Hanging Loose, The New Criterion, Paris Review, Ploughshares, River Styx, The Hopkins Review, The Nation, The New Yorker, The Sewanee Review, Tin House

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Last updated: Nov 16, 2017