Alicia Suskin Ostriker at the NYS Writers Institute in 2015

Alicia Suskin Ostriker, author of fifteen poetry collections, is a two-time finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry for The Little Space: Poems Selected and New, 1968–1998 (1999) and The Crack in Everything (1996). Ostriker is also the author of The Book of Life: Selected Jewish Poems 1979-2011 (2012) and the collection The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog (2014).