Jonah: The Book of the Question

Alicia Ostriker has published nineteen collections of poetry, been twice nominated for the National Book Award, and has twice received the National Jewish Book Award for Poetry, among other honors. Her most recent books are Waiting for the Light (2017) and The Volcano Sequence and After: Selected and New Poems 2002–2019 (2020), both from University of Pittsburgh Press. She was New York State Poet Laureate from 2018 to 2021.