Rae Armantrout


1. Books

1.1. Poetry

Just Saying. Wesleyan U.P., 2013.
Money Shot. Wesleyan U.P., 2010.
Versed. Wesleyan U.P., 2009, awarded with the 2010 Poetry Pulitzer Prize.
Next Life. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan UP, 2007.
Up to Speed. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan UP, 2004.
The Pretext. Los Angeles: Green Integer, 2001.
Made to Seem. Los Angeles: Sun and Moon, 1995.
Necromance. Los Angeles: Sun and Moon, 1991.
Precedence. Providence, RI: Burning Deck, 1985.
The Invention of Hunger. Tuumba, 1979.
Extremities. Great Barrington, MA: The Figures, 1978.

1.2. Prose

Collected Prose. San Diego, CA. Singing Horse Press, 2007. It includes:
“Why Don’t Women Do Language-Oriented Writing?” L=A=N=G=U=A=G=E 1, 1978. Reprinted in The American Tree. Ed. Ron Silliman. Orono: The National Poetry Foundation, 1986 and 2002.
“Mainstream Marginality.” Poetics Journal # 6, 1986.
“Feminist Poetics and the Meaning of Clarity.” Sagetrieb 11:3, 1992. Reprinted in Artifice and Indeterminacy: An Anthology of New Poetics
. Ed. Christopher Beach. Tuscloosa: University of Alabama, 1998.
“Poetic Silence.” Writing/Talks. Ed. Bob Perelman. Southern Illinois University, 1985.
“Irony and Postmodern Theory.” Moving Borders. Ed. Mary Margaret Sloan. Jersey City: Talisman House, 1998.
“Cheshire Poetics.” Fence Vol. 3 No. 1, 2000. Reprinted in American Women Poets in the 21st Century. Ed. Claudia Rankine and Juliana Spahr. Middletown: Wesleyan University, 2002.
“Cosmology and Me.” Jacket Magazine. April 2005 ( http://jacketmagazine.com/27/arman-essay.html).
“Overlooked: Dickinson’s Poem # 1712.” Overlooked: Poets on Overlooked Poems. Illinois University Press, 2006.
“The Short Poem.”
True. Berkeley: Atelos Press, 1998.

2. Anthologies

2.1. Personal anthologies

Veil: New and Selected Poems. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan U.P., 2001.

2.2. Collective anthologies (selection)

“The Grand Piano, an experiment in collective autobiography” ( http://www.thegrandpiano.org/about.html).
Scribner’s Best American Poetry, ed. David Lehman. New York: Scribner Poetry, editions of 1998, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2011 & 2012.
Poems from the Women’s Movement, ed. Honor Moore. New York: The Library of America, 2009, p. 172.
American Hybrid, ed. Cole Swenson. New York: Norton, 2009, pp. 16.21. The Oxford Book of American Poetry, ed. David Lehman. New York: Oxford U.P., 2006, pp. 1028-1029.
The PIP Anthology of World Poetry of the 20th Century, ed. Per Bregne. Los Angeles: Green Integer, 2005, pp. 78-80.
Great American Prose Poem: Poe to the Present, ed. David Lehman. New York: Scribner, 2003, pp. 187-189.
Best American Poetry of 2002, ed. Robert Creeley. New York: Scribner, 2002, pp. 1-2.
In the American Tree, ed. Ron Silliman. Orono: Maine U.P., 2002, pp. 145-155.
“Cheshire Poetics” and several poems. American Women Poets in the 21st Century, ed. Claudia Rankine and Juliana Spahr. Middleton, CT: Wesleyan U.P., 2002, pp. 18-25.
Moving Borders: Three Decades of Innovative Writing by Women, ed. Mary-Margaret Sloan. New Jersey: Talisman House, 1998, pp- 246-258 and 674-679.
An Anthology of New Poetics, ed. Christopher Beach. Alabama U.P., 1998, pp.287-296.
The Best American Poetry of 1998, ed. John Ashbery. New York: Scribner, 1998, pp. 8-9.

3. Translated books

Rae Armantrout: Poemas 2004-2014. Introduction and translation by Natalia Carbajosa. Universitat de València: Biblioteca Javier Coy d’estudis nord-americans, 2014.
Recurrencias: Antología personal. México: Ediciones Sin Nombre, trans. David Ojeda, 2013 (English/Spanish).
Narrativ.Wiesbaden: Lux Books, trans. Matthias Goritz, 2009 (English/German).
Couverture.Paris: Les Cahiers de Royamount, trans. Denis Dormoy, 1991 (English/French).

4. Awards

Pulitzer Prize for Versed, 2010.
National Book Critics Circle Award for Versed, 2010.
Finalist National Book Award for Versed, 2009.
Frederick Book Prize, Poetry Magazine, Fall 2008.
Next Life named among one of Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2007.
Next Life named among “Best Poetry Books of 2007” by Library Journal.
Next Life chosen as a New York Times “Notable Book of 2007”.
Finalist in the PEN Center USA Award for Poetry (fall 2005) for Upt to Speed.
Up to Speed named Poetry Book of 2004 by Publishers Weekly.
Fund for Poetry Award, 1999 and 1994.
California Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship in Poetry, 2002 and 1989.
Finalist in the PEN Center USA Literary Award Competition for Poetry (July,2002) for Veil.

5. Recent interviews

“Entrevista a Rae Armantrout”, by Natalia Carbajosa. Jotwodn Contemporary Cultural Magazine, 2012 ( http://www.jotdown.es/2012/03/rae-armantrout-me-inquieta-tener-una-experiencia-que-no-se-puede-articular/).
“Pulitzer Prize Winner in Poetry, Rae Armantrout”, by Jeffrey Brown. PBS Newshour, 2010 ( http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art/blog/2010/04/conversation-pultizer-prize-winner-in-poetry-rae-armantrout.html)
“Interview with Rae Armantrout”, by Lynn Keller. Contemporary Literature 50:2 (2009), pp. 219-239.
“Interview with Rae Armantrout,” by Stephen Burt and Linnea Ogden. Rain Taxi 12.1 (Spring 2007): 22.
Interview with Rae Armantrout, by Charles Bernstein, Close Listening radio broadcast, Edition #20 (aired 7 August 2006), http://artonair.org/show/edition-20-rae-armantrout-interview.
“Interview with Rae Armantrout”, Eric Elshstain & Matthew Rohrer. Kiosk # 4, 2005.
“Interview with Rae Armantrout”, What is Poetry: Conversations with the American Avant-Garde, ed. Daniel Kane. New York: Teachers and Writers Books, 2003, pp. 40-48.
“An Interview with Rae Armantrout,” by Lyn Hejinian. A Wild Salience: The Writing of Rae Armantrout, ed. Tom Beckett (Cleveland: Burning Press, 1999).
“‘My Poetry Isn’t Built on Hope.’ An Interview with Rae Armantrout.” Ed. Tom Beckett. A Wild Salience: The Writing of Rae Armantrout. Cleveland: Burning Press, 1999.

6. Recent reviews

(For Just Saying): “Rae Armantrout’s probing new collection”, by Michael Robbins. Chigaco Tribune 16/2/2013 ( http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-02-16/features/ct-prj-0217-just-saying-rae-armantrout-20130215_1_printers-row-pulitzer-prize-winning-poet-straw-hat/2).
(For Money Shot): “Each Passing Thought”, by William Montgomery. Boston Review, Nov./Dec. 2011 ( http://www.bostonreview.net/BR36.6/william_montgomery_rae_armantrout_money_shot.php).
(For Money Shot): “Poetry in times of the Great Recession”, by Wolfgang Görtshacher. Poetry Salzburg Review, Spring 2012, pp. 7-11.
(For Versed): “Entangled: The Poetry of Rae Armantrout”, by Dan Chiasson. The New Yorker, May 17, 2010, pp. 10-12.
(For Up to Speed): “Review of Rae Armantrout’s Up to Speed”, by Thomas Fink. Verse, August 2004 ( http://versemag.blogspot.com.es/2004/08/new-review-of-rae-armantrouts-up-to.html).

7. Recent criticism

Ashton, Jennifer. “The Motive for Metonymy (A Parochial Theme in Two Parts). Nonsite.org (Dec. 2011) ( http://nonsite.org/article/the-motive-for-metonymy-a-parochial-theme-in-two-parts).
Beckett, Tom. A Wild Salience: the Writing of Rae Armantrout. Cleveland: Burning Press, 1999.
Blasing, Mutlu Konuk. Politics and Form in Postmodern Poetry. Cambridge U.P., 1995.
Burt, Steven. “Where Every Eye’s a Guard: Rae Armantrout’s poetry of suspicion”. Boston Review 27:2 (2002). http://bostonreview.net/BR27.2/burt.html.
Burt, Steven. “Art vs. Laundry: Is there more to life than poetry?” Poetry Foundation, May 2010 ( http://www.poetryfoundation.org/article/239328).
Burt, Steven. “Rae Armantrout: Our Nature”. Poetry Foundation (http://www.poetryfoundation.org/article/239328http://www.poetryfoundation.org/learning/guide/243866#guide).
Mlinko, Ange. “More than Meets the I”. Poetry, October 2007 (