Author of more than a dozen books of poetry and literary criticism, Susan Howe is the author of the poetry collection Souls of the Labadie Tract. Her earlier critical study, My Emily Dickinson, was re-issued in 2007 with an introduction by Eliot Weinberger. Three CDs in collaboration with the musician/composer David Grubbs--Thiefth, Souls of the Labadie Tract, and Frolic Architecture (forthcoming)--were released on the Blue Chopsticks label (2005, 2007, 2011). Howe held the Samuel P. Capen Chair in Poetry and the Humanities at SUNY-Buffalo until her retirement in 2007. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Howe was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1999 and served as a Chancellor to the Academy of American Poets between 2000 and 2006. That This, a new collection of work published by New Directions, recently won the Bollingen Prize. She is currently working on a new collaboration with David Grubbs. She lives in Guilford, Connecticut.