Alicia Ostriker has published sixteen volumes of poetry, most recently The Old Woman, the Tulip and the Dog (Pitt Poetry Series, 2014), The Book of Life: Selected Jewish Poems, 1979-2011 (University of Pittsburgh, 2012) and The Book of Seventy (University of Pittsburgh, 2009, for which she received the 2009 Jewish National Book Award), The Volcano Sequence (University of Pittsburgh, 2002) and No Heaven (University of Pittsburgh, 2005). Her poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, American Poetry Review, The Atlantic, Paris Review, Yale Review, Ontario Review, The Nation, and many other journals and anthologies. Twice a National Book Award finalist, she has also received awards from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations, the Poetry Society of America, the San Francisco Poetry Center, and the Paterson Poetry Center. As a critic, she is the author of Stealing the Language: The Emergence of Women’s Poetry in America (Beacon Press 1987), and other books on poetry and on the Bible. Her newest prose work is For the Love of God: the Bible as an Open Book (Rutgers 2009). In 2015 she was elected Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.