Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Poetry Born: 1959 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionPaschen was born and raised in Chicago, and still resides there today. She attended the Francis W. Parker School. A former Frances Allen Fellow of the Newberry Library, she teaches in the MFA Writing Program at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationElise Paschen is a prize-winning poet. Her poems have been published in The New Yorker and Poetry, among other magazines, and in numerous anthologies. She is the editor of The New York Times best-selling anthology, Poetry Speaks to Children, and co-editor of Poetry Speaks and Poetry in Motion, among other anthologies. Former Executive Director of the Poetry Society of America, she is a co-founder of Poetry in Motion, a nationwide program which places poetry posters in subway cars and buses. Paschen teaches in the MFA Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Link to Elise Paschen's poem, "Birth Day" at the Poetry 180 Project page at the Library of Congress site - https://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/092.html?loclr=lsp1_rg0001.
*"Bestiary", Red Hen Press, 2009 *"Houses: Coasts", Sycamore Press, 1985 *"Infidelities", Story Line, 1996 *"The Night Life", Red Hen Press, 2017