Charlotte Gordon is currently a post-doctoral fellow at Boston University. She graduated from Harvard College and received a Masters in Creative Writing and Ph.D. in History from Boston University. Gordon has published two books of poetry, and most recently the biography, Mistress Bradstreet. Her poems have appeared in The Cumberland Review, Kalliope, and The Southern Poetry Review, among others. She won the Robert Penn Warren award for poetry and has held poetry residences at numerous institutions including Harvard, the University of New Hampshire, and The Hotchkiss School.