is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, the Glasgow Prize for Emerging Writers, and a Pushcart Prize. Her most recent book, The Game of Boxes
, published by Graywolf Press, won the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets for an outstanding second book. She is also the author of Into Perfect Spheres Such Holes Are Pierced
, which received the Beatrice Hawley Award and was published by Alice James Books. Barnett has taught at Barnard, Princeton, and Hunter, and is currently a Visiting Associate Professor at NYU.Photo by Jacqueline Mia Foster.