Elaine Sexton

Elaine Sexton’s most recent collection of poetry is Prospect/Refuge (Sheep Meadow Press). Her poems, reviews, and essays have appeared widely in journals including American Poetry Review, Art in America, Five Points, Oprah Magazine, Pleiades, Poetry, and  Poetry Daily. She teaches poetry at the Sarah Lawrence College Writing Institute, and has been guest faculty at numerous colleges and writing and art programs in the U.S. and abroad, including New York University, Poets House, and Arts Workshop International. She is a member of the National Book Critics Circle, and serves as the visual arts editor for Tupelo Quarterly.

  • A Singleton & Self Portrait: Between the Car and the Sea

    They climb to their lookout, each day, different,
  • Copper Beech

    Because it had been, quite literally,