Ange Mlinko

Associate Professor

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Ange MlinkoAnge Mlinko is the author of four collections of poetry: Matinées (1999), Starred Wire (2005), Shoulder Season (2010), and Marvelous Things Overheard (2013). She has a new book forthcoming in the spring of 2017, from Farrar, Straus and Giroux, called Distant Mandate: Poems. Her poems and criticism have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Paris Review, Granta, London Review of Books, Poetry Review (U.K.), Poetry Ireland Review, Parnassus, Southern Review, and The Nation. She is the Poetry Editor of Subtropics.

Her most recent collection, Marvelous Things Overheard (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux), was selected by The New Yorker and The Boston Globe as one of the best books of 2013. Shoulder Season was a finalist for the Poetry Society’s William Carlos Williams award, and Starred Wire won the National Poetry Series and was a finalist for the James Laughlin Award. She received Poetry magazine’s Frederick Bock prize for her poem “Cantata for Lynette Roberts.”

A winner of the Poetry Foundation’s Randall Jarrell Award for Criticism in 2009, Professor Mlinko is currently a Guggenheim Fellow for 2014–15.

Professor Mlinko received her BA in philosophy and mathematics from St. John’s College in 1991, and her MFA in poetry from Brown University in 1998. She joined the UF faculty in 2014 after teaching in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston. She teaches poetry workshops and seminars on poetics.


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