Dorothea Lasky in 2014
March 27, 1978 |
St. Louis, Missouri
|Alma mater||Washington University;
University of Massachusetts Amherst;
University of Pennsylvania
Dorothea Lasky is an American poet. She has published three full-length collections of poetry through Wave Books and one through Liveright/W.W. Norton, along with releasing chapbooks and appearing in various literary journals. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Poetry at Columbia University School of the Arts.
Background and education
She was born in St. Louis, Missouri on March 27, 1978. Lasky earned her BA in Classics and Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis.  She earned her MFA in Poetry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst's MFA Program for Poets & Writers, and her Ed.M. in Arts & Education from Harvard University, and her Ed.D. in Creativity and Education from the University of Pennsylvania.
- Full-length collections
- Rome: Poems. Liveright. 29 September 2014. ISBN 978-0-87140-940-9.
- Rome, Liveright, 2012, ISBN 9780871409393
- Thunderbird. Wave Books. 11 September 2012. ISBN 978-1-933517-63-6.
- Black Life. Wave Books. 1 April 2010. ISBN 978-1-933517-43-8.
- Awe. Wave Books. 1 September 2007. ISBN 978-1-933517-24-7.
- Chapbooks & pamphlets
- Poetry is Not a Project (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010)
- Tourmaline (Transmission Press, 2008)
- The Hatmaker's Wife (2006)
- Art (H NGM N Press, 2005)
- Alphabets & Portraits (Anchorite Press, 2004)
- Four PoemsDorothea Lasky
- Dorothea Lasky in Boston Review's Poet's Sampler, April/May, 2005
- Dorothea Lasky's poem, "Tornado," in The New Yorker
- Ortiz, Isabel. "Feministing Readz: Dorothea Lasky’s Rome". Feministing. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
- Dorothea Lasky's personal page
- Dorothea Lasky's Author Page at Wave Books
- Dorothea Lasky's Bird in Snow, home of the Tiny Tour
- "In Conversation: Dorothea Lasky and Adam Fitzgerald". Granta (129).
- Elizabeth Hildreth (September 2010). "An Interview with Dorothea Lasky". Bookslut.
- Katalanché Press
- Dorothea Lasky on PennSound
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