Reflecting on her work, poet Nathalie Anderson has written that, “anxiety — especially sexual anxiety is my most frequent subject.” Ms. Anderson pursues that subject through a dizzyingly varied literary landscape which includes film, television, music, and “A Field Guide to the Insects of Britain and Northern Europe.” Ms. Anderson received her Ph.D. from Emory University, her M.A. from Georgia State University, and her B.A. from Agnes Scott College. She has received two Academy of American Poets Awards, three Preston Awards, and a Frost Award, and has been a Fellow of Yaddo Artists’ Colony. Her collection of poems Following Fred Astaire twice was a finalist in the National Poetry Series competition. Her work has appeared in the Paris Review, the Cimarron Review, and the Denver Quarterly. She currently is chair of the department of women’s studies and teaches English literature and poetry writing at Swarthmore College.
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