Marie Howe

Longlist, 2017 National Book Awards

Marie Howe is the author of four volumes of poetry: Magdalene: PoemsThe Kingdom of Ordinary TimeWhat the Living Do, and The Good Thief. She is also the co-editor of a book of essays, In the Company of My Solitude: American Writing from the AIDS Pandemic.
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Magdalene

Magdalene by Marie Howe book cover
ISBN 9780393285307 W. W. Norton & Company

Magdalene imagines the biblical figure of Mary Magdalene as a woman who embodies the spiritual and sensual, alive in a contemporary landscape— hailing a cab, raising a child, listening to the news on the radio. More about this book >

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Marie Howe

Marie Howe is the author of four volumes of poetry: Magdalene: PoemsThe Kingdom of Ordinary TimeWhat the Living Do, and The Good Thief. She is also the co-editor of a book of essays, In the Company of My Solitude: American Writing from the AIDS Pandemic. Her poems have appeared in The New YorkerThe AtlanticPoetryAgniPloughsharesHarvard Review, and The Partisan Review, among others.

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