Stephanie Burt

Stephanie Burt is a professor of English at Harvard. Her most recent book of poems is We Are Mermaids (Graywolf, 2022); her essays, poems, and book reviews have appeared in American Literary History, London Review of Books, The New Yorker, Rain Taxi, and other journals in the U.S. and abroad. Her podcast is Team-Up Moves.

Stephanie Burt


Against Winning

For fewer but more perfect blooms, experts say to prune the buds. —Sara Wainscott, Insecurity Systems   The ideas in this essay have not led me to quit or walk […]

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