The American writer and poet Anne Stevenson has lived in Britain for over 40 years and is the author of over a dozen volumes of poetry, of some books of essays and literary criticism, of a biography of the American poet Sylvia Plath, Bitter Fame: A Life of Sylvia Plath (1989), and of two critical studies of Elizabeth Bishop. Many of her books are published by in the UK by Bloodaxe Books.
In 2007 Anne was awarded the Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award for Poetry by the Lannan Foundation of Santa Fe, in recognition of her significant contribution to English-language literature.
This film by Pamela Robertson-Pearce is from the DVD-book IN PERSON: 30 POETS, ed. Neil Astley (Bloodaxe Books, 2008):
Bloodaxe Books – In Person