My Life; My Quotable Friend; Imagining Marianne Moore in the Butterfly Garden; Hard Frost: On a Line by Hopkins; Bringing Down the Birds; Want; In That Land; The Joy of Cooking, 1931; The Message; and Mother of Everyone

Maxine Kumin’s seventeenth poetry collection, Where I Live: New and Selected Poems 1990–2010 (W. W. Norton, 2010), won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in 2011. Kumin’s other awards include the Pulitzer Prize, the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, the Poets’ Prize, and the Harvard Arts and Robert Frost medals. A former United States poet laureate, Kumin lives with her husband on a farm in the Mink Hills of New Hampshire, where they have raised horses for forty years and enjoyed the companionship of several rescued dogs.