Meena Alexander's six volumes of poetry
include Illiterate Heart (2002 ,winner of the PEN Open Book Award),
Raw Silk (2004) and Quickly Changing River (2008) all published by TriQuarterly Books/ Northwestern University
Press. She is the author of the memoir Fault Lines and editor of
Indian Love Poems. She is Distinguished Professor of English at
Hunter College and the Graduate Centre, City University of New York.
Currently she is working on a new book of poems and a book of essays on
poetry, migration and memory.
Author photo by Robin Holland.