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Margaret Ronda


Department of English, University of California, Davis

United States


Margaret Ronda is the author of a critical study on postwar poetry and global ecological crisis, Remainders: American Poetry at Nature’s End (Stanford University Press, Post*45 Series, 2018). Her critical essays have appeared in journals including PMLA, ALH, Post45, Genre, and English Language Notes, as well as in edited volumes such as Life in Plastic, Prismatic Ecology, Veer Ecology, and Writing Against Capital. Her public humanities writing has appeared in forums including Los Angeles Review of Books and Public Books. She is also the author of two poetry collections, For Hunger (Saturnalia Books, 2018) and Personification (2010), winner of the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize. Her poetry has appeared in journals such as Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal, Gulf Coast, Agni, VOLT, West Branch, and Columbia Poetry Journal. She teaches American poetry, environmental literature and theory, and creative writing at the University of California-Davis.