Professional Bio

Adrianne Kalfopoulou has published two poetry collections, Wild Greens and Passion Maps, and scholarly work on Sylvia Plath in Women’s Studies and Plath Profiles. Her most  recent publication, Ruin, Essays in Exilic Living (Red Hen, 2014) deals with moments that explore, in Rachel Hadas’ words, “not only cities but states of mind and soul in a pulsing, fraying time.” She is the recipient of a Room Magazine’s prize in nonfiction and a “Notable Essay of the Year” in Best American Essays. Her third poetry collection, A History of Too Much is forthcoming in spring 2018.