Nathalie Anderson is a Professor of English Literature and the Director of the Program in Creative Writing at Swarthmore College. Her first collection of poems,Following Fred Astaire, was the 1998 winner of the Washington Prize, awarded by the Word Works. Nathalie's poems have appeared in CrossConnect, Prairie Schooner, APR's Philly Edition, Southern Poetry Review, Madison Review, Nimrod, the Paris Review, and others.
She was the librettist for the opera The Black Swan, a collaboration with composer Thomas Whitman, which premiered in the fall of 1998 in a production directed by Sarah Caldwell. She was a fellow at Yaddo in 1986 and in 1993 was awarded a Pew Fellowship in the Arts.
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