Dora Malech


photo by Joanna Chattman

DORA MALECH is the author of four books of poems, most recently, Flourish (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2020) and Stet (Princeton University Press, 2018). In 2019, Eris Press published Soundings, a UK Selected of Malech’s poems and drawings. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Best American Poetry, and numerous other publications. She is the recipient of awards that include an Amy Clampitt Residency Award, a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship, a Mary Sawyers Baker Prize, and a Writer’s Fellowship from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation. She has been a Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome and a Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at Saint Mary’s College of California. She lives in Baltimore, where she is an assistant professor in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.