Maureen N. McLane is the author of five books of poetry, including Some Say, Mz N: the serial: a poem-in-episodes and the National Book Award Finalist This Blue. She has also published two critical monographs on British romantic poetics as well as numerous essays on Anglophone poetics, 1750 – now, and contemporary literature and culture. Her book, My Poets an experimental hybrid of memoir and criticism, was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography. She is professor of English at New York University. Ongoing projects include commissioned poems, essays on notation and compositionist poetics, and swimming.