Rosanna Warren

The Hanna Holborn Gray Distinguished Service Professor

University of Chicago

Rosanna Warren is an acclaimed poet, whose research interests include translation, literary biography, literature and the visual arts, and relations between classical and modern literature.

Warren is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has served as chancellor of the Academy of American Poets. Among her numerous honors are a Pushcart Prize, the Witter Byner Poetry Prize, the Sara Teasdale Award in Poetry, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. During 2008 and 2009, Warren was a fellow of the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library. Her second collection of poetry, Stained Glass, received a Lamont Poetry Selection award from the American Academy of Poets in 1993. She is also the author of a book of literary criticism, Fables of the Self: Studies in Lyric Poetry, published in 2008. Her book of poems, Ghost in a Red Hat, published in 2011.