Ann Lauterbach

Professor, Author

1942 –


Who is Ann Lauterbach?

Ann Lauterbach is an American poet, essayist, and professor. Her most recent poetry collection is Or to Begin Again, a 2009 National Book Award finalist. Her other honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, the John D. and Catherine C. MacArthur Foundation, and the New York State Foundation for the Arts. Her poems have been published in literary journals and magazines including Conjunctions, and in anthologies including American Hybrid: A Norton Anthology of New Poetry and American Women Poets in the 21st Century: Where Lyric Meets Language.

Lauterbach was born and raised in New York City, and earned her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin. She lived in London for eight years, working in publishing and for art institutions. On her return to the U.S., she worked in art galleries in New York before she began teaching. She has taught at Brooklyn College, Columbia University, the Iowa Writers Workshop, Princeton University, and at the City College of New York and Graduate Center of CUNY.

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Sep 28, 1942
New York City
  • United States of America
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    English Literature
    ( - 1964)
  • Columbia University
    English Literature
Lived in
  • Germantown

on July 23, 2013


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