About Anya Krugovoy SilverAnya Krugovoy Silver (December 22, 1968 – August 6, 2018) was an American poet born in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. She has a bachelor's degree in English Literature/ Creative Writing from Haverford College (1990) and a doctorate in English Literature from Emory University (1997). She has taught high school in Mississippi and has worked in the National Geographic Library in Washington, DC. In addition to 4 collection of poems, The Ninety-Third Name of God (Louisiana State University Press, 2010), I watched you disappear, (2014), Second bloom : poems, (2017), she is the author of Saints of Autumn (Redbone Chapbooks, 2006), and Victorian Literature and the Anorexic Body (Cambridge University Press, 2002). She won a Guggenheim fellowship, and a Georgia Author of the Year Award. Her poems have appeared in such periodicals as Prairie Schooner, New Ohio Reviev, America, Witness, Image, Angicai Theological RevieW, Crab Orchard Reviev, Christian Century, Bellevue Literary Review, The North American Review, and lowa Review. She was an associate professor of English at Mercer University, Macon, and was married to the Mercer professor Andrew Silver, with whom she has a son, Noah.
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