Anne Boyer is a poet and essayist. Her most recent book, The Undying, won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction. Her other books include a book of lyric poetry, The Romance of Happy Workers, a book of prose poetry, Garments Against Women, and a book of essays and ephemera, A Handbook of Disappointed Fate. Her honors include the 2020 Windham-Cambell prize in nonfiction, the 2018 Cy Twombly Award for Poetry from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, a 2018 Whiting Award in nonfiction and poetry, the 2016 CLMP Firecracker prize in poetry for Garments Against Women, and the 2018-19 Judith E. Wilson poetry fellowship at Cambridge University. Originally from central Kansas, she now lives in Scotland.