Anna Ross is a Poet in Residence in the Department of English and teaches "Topics in Creative Writing: Poetry", a poetry workshop.

Her chapbook, Hawk Weather, won the 2008 New Women’s Voices Prize from Finishing Line Press and the 2009 Jean Pedrick Chapbook Award from the New England Poetry Club. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as The Paris Review, The New Republic, Southwest Review, AGNI Online, Salamander, and Barrow Street, and has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. In 2010, she was awarded a poetry grant by the Massachusetts Cultural Council for poems included in her latest book project.

Anna also writes and is a contributing poetry editor for Guernica: A Magazine of Art & Politics.


  • B.A., Mount Holyoke College
  • M.F.A., Columbia University