Hailey Leithauser is the author of two poetry collections: Saint Worm (Able Muse Press, 2019) and Swoop (Graywolf Press, 2013), which won the Poetry Foundation’s Emily Dickinson First Book Award and the Towson Prize for Literature. She has recent or forthcoming work in 32 Poems, Cincinnati Review, The Hopkins Review, Plume, and The Yale Review. She lives outside of Washington, DC, and teaches occasionally at the Bethesda Writer’s Center and the West Chester Poetry Conference. (updated 10/2019)
Her AGNI poem “The Moon Speaks of Polar Bears” was chosen for The Best New Poets 2010.