Ellen Bryant Voigt

Ellen Bryant Voigt is seen at her home on Thursday, September 17, 2015 in Cabot, VT. The poet was recently selected as one of the 2015 MacArthur Fellows.

Ellen Bryant Voigt’s most recent poetry collections include Headwaters (2013), Messenger: New and Selected Poems 1976-2006, and Shadow of Heaven (2002). Her collection Kyrie (1995) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award. She has also written a collection of essays, The Flexible Lyric (1999), and with Gregory Orr co-edited Poets Teaching Poets: Self and the World (1996), a selection of essays on writing. She served as poet laureate of Vermont for four years.