Elizabeth Kirschner

Elizabeth Kirschner is the author of five volumes of poetry, most recently, My Life as a Doll, published by by Autumn House Press in 2008, and Surrender to Light (Cherry Grove Editions, 2009). Nominated for the Lenore Marshal Prize, My Life as a Doll is a memoir in verse chronicling a mother’s violence, madness and recovery. Kirschner is currently on the faculty of Fairfield University’s low residency MFA program in Creative Writing. She lives on the water in Kittery Point, ME where she writes as a daily practice, searches for the urgencies inside language, and engages in subject matter that moves her to where narrative mediates with song. A memoir in progress, Walking With Winter, about a lost marriage, the retrieval of searing memory and the redemptive work of transcendence.

Read Elizabeth’s blog entries here.


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