The Poet and the Poem
Featured Anne Harding Woodworth
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Anne Harding Woodworth grew up in NJ, lived in Michigan and Athens, Greece. Her home is now Washington DC, where she lives with her husband Fred. She is the author of seven books of poetry, an editor of an anthology on soccer, and is the mother of two retired professional soccer players. She has written a soccer poem on the eve of every World Cup since 1994. She has four chapbooks including The Last Gun, in the voice of the last gun on earth, an excerpt from which won the COG Poetry Award, judged by A. Van Jordan. She has written several plays, and co-authored two with her sister Bundy H. Boit. Her play, Hannah Alive, started out as a poetic monologue, which is the opening piece of her recent book, TROUBLE. Her poetry, essays, and reviews are published in print and online, at home and abroad, and she is at work on her eighth book, which is comprised of two novellas in verse.