Donna Masini's latest collection of poems, Turning to Fiction,
is published by W.W. Norton and Company. Her first book
of poems, That Kind of Danger (Beacon Press) was chosen
by Mona Van Duyn for the Barnard Women Poet's Prize. She is also
the author of About Yvonne, a novel, which was published
by W.W. Norton and Co. in 1998 and translated into three languages.
Masini has been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts
Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts Grant, and a Pushcart
Prize, et al. Her poems have appeared in journals and anthologies
including American Poetry Review, Open City, TriQuarterly, the
Paris Review, Ms., KGB Bar Book of Poems, Georgia Review, Parnassus,
Boulevard, Lyric, Pushcart Prize 2005, et al. She has taught
at Hunter College, New York University, and Columbia University.