Marie Howe, the current New York State Poet, is the author of three volumes of poetry:
The Kingdom of Ordinary Time (2008);
The Good Thief (1988); and
What the Living Do (1998), and is the co-editor of a book of essays,
In the Company of My Solitude: American Writing from the AIDS Pandemic (1994). Stanley Kunitz selected Howe for a Lavan Younger Poets Prize from the American Academy of Poets. She has, in addition, been a fellow at the Bunting Institute at Radcliffe College and a recipient of NEA and Guggenheim fellowships. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Poetry, Agni, Ploughshares, Harvard Review, and The Partisan Review, among others.