Ange Mlinko

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Ange Mlinko (born Philadelphia) is an American poet. The author of four books of poetry, she is currently an associate professor in the English department at the University of Florida. She is a poetry editor for The Nation.[1] John Ashbery said of her collection Starred Wire, “A fine-grained light like that of a nineteenth-century Danish landscape painting shimmers throughout these gorgeously tactile and tactful poems." Her most recent book, Marvelous Things Overheard, was published in September 2013 by FS&G.


Mlinko was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1969. She graduated from Conestoga High School, St. John's College and Brown University. She is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Florida, and was named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2014-15. Her work has appeared in Granta, The London Review of Books, The New Yorker, The Nation (where she is the poetry editor),[1] Paris Review, Parnassus and Poetry Magazine.