Alice Quinn, 2010 To the Lighthouse Finalist Judge

Alice QuinnAlice Quinn is Executive Director of the Poetry Society of America and an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s graduate School of the Arts. She was poetry editor at The New Yorker from 1987-2007 and at Alfred A. Knopf, Publishers, from 1976-1986, and she is the editor of Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments by Elizabeth Bishop. Her articles on and interviews with writers, poets, and artists have appeared in Artforum, the Canadian National PostThe ForwardPoetry IrelandThe New Yorker, and The New Yorker Online, and she is currently at work editing the journals and notebooks of Elizabeth Bishop. (Information courtesy of


Update to post: See Alice’s selected winner, Carolyn Guinzio.

Author: A Room of Her Own

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