Old Maids

Margaret Gibson is the author of twelve books of poems, all from LSU Press—most recently, Not Hearing the Wood Thrush (2018). (A poem from that collection, “Passage,” was included in Best American Poetry 2017.) Gibson has also written a memoir, The Prodigal Daughter (University of Missouri Press, 2008). She is professor emerita at the University of Connecticut, and lives in Preston, Connecticut.