ACIS Logo Nathalie Anderson

Nathalie Anderson teaches at Swarthmore College, where she serves as the Alexander Griswold Cummins Professor of English Literature and directs the Program in Creative Writing. She is the author of four books of poetry––*Following Fred Astaire* (1998), *Crawlers* (2005), *Quiver* (2011), and *Stain* (2017) – and libretti for five operas, in collaboration with composer Thomas Whitman. Anderson has organized poetry readings featuring ACIS members at annual conferences since 2000, and in 2019 she edited an anthology celebrating that work, *Open-Eyed, Full-Throated: An Anthology of American/Irish Poets* (Arlen House). Anderson holds a PhD from Emory University, where she worked with Ronald Schuchard, focusing on the use of myth in the poetry of Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney. She currently serves as President of the Southern Regional ACIS, and is a former ACIS Arts Representative.

Search members and presentations:

Filter Events