Stacy Szymaszek is the author of five books of poetry, most recently A Year From Today (2018). Szymaszek was the director of the Poetry Project from 2007 to 2018. Last year she was the Hugo Visiting Writer at the University of Montana and Poet-in-Resident at Brown University. She is the recipient of a 2019 grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. She is the recipient of a 2014 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, a 2019 Foundation for Contemporary Arts grant in poetry and she serves on the board of directors for Wendy's Subway and Committee on Poetry. She lives in Tucson, Arizona, on the ancestral lands of the Tohono O’odham and the Pascua Yaqui peoples, with her partner, the poet Kimberly Alidio.
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