When a fog gathers, when a fog descends, it folds the landscape into a series of chambers I can walk through, unmindful of entering or leaving, as though I am a still point and the world remakes itself around me. However cold the day, the air will be soft on my face. I’ll have to stop a moment and just breathe the “dearest freshness deep down things” that Hopkins named so well. I know how I watch and wait for it, but that joy comes always by surprise, as though missing is …
“Conditions,” KUOW Presents, Radio Segment / Podcast, “Poet Anne McDuffie on Setting ‘Conditions’,” November 15, 2013.
“Winter,” KUOW Presents, Radio Segment / Podcast, “Poet Anne McDuffie and ‘Winter’,” October 17, 2011.
“Darrington Rain,” KUOW Web Extra (Podcast), “Seeing the Darrington Rain with Anne McDuffie and Alden Mason,” October 17, 2011.
“Fog: A Study,” Jack Straw SoundPages Literary Podcast Series, “The Color of Fog,” October 17, 2011.
February 7, 2019
Reading & Reception for
Where the Horse Takes Wing: The Uncollected
Poems of Madeline DeFrees, edited by Anne McDuffie
Richard Hugo House
1634 11th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
November 11, 2018
Reading & Reception
Subjective Geography: A Poet’s Thoughts on Life and Craft
by Madeline DeFrees, edited by Anne McDuffie
2414 North 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
July 7, 2018
Jack Straw Poets …
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Anne McDuffie writes poetry, essays and reviews. She was a 2011 Jack Straw fellow, and was awarded a 2012 Individual Artist Projects grant from 4Culture for “Deep Geography,” a series of poems written in collaboration with painter Ann Vandervelde.
From 2007 to 2015, Anne worked as literary assistant to the late poet Madeline DeFrees. She edited Ms. DeFrees’ collected essays, Subjective Geography: A Poet’s Thoughts on Life and Craft (Lynx House Press, 2018) and Where the Horse Takes Wing: The Uncollected Poems of Madeline DeFrees (Two Sylvias Press, 2019). She …
Editor, Subjective Geography: A Poet’s Thoughts on Life and Craft, by Madeline DeFrees, Lynx House Press, 2018.
Editor, Where the Horse Takes Wing: The Uncollected Poems of Madeline DeFrees, Two Sylvias Press, forthcoming.
“Branch,” Signs of Life: Contemporary Jewelry Art and Literature, 2015.
“A Thought in the Shape of a Bird,” The Far Field: Washington State Poet Laureate Blog, July 1, 2012.
“A Thought in the Shape of a Bird,” Crab Creek Review, 2010 Vol. 2, p. 46.
“Sketches of an Afternoon,” A River and Sound Review, Spring …