Ellen Doré Watson

Poet & translator Ellen Doré Watson’s fifth and most recent collection is pray me stay eager, (Alice James Books 2018). Her poems have appeared in The American Poetry Review, Tin House, Orion, Gulf Coast, and The New Yorker. She is currently Conkling Visiting Poet at Smith College and serves as poetry and translation editor of The Massachusetts Review.

  • In Which the Sea Rakes at My Window and Seemingly Unlike Me

    and I wake rattled, as if to resist a long fall