Mary Jo Salter, Adjunct Faculty

Mary Jo Salter, an acclaimed poet and poetry editor and a professor of poetry at The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins, was a principal poetry workshop leader in Florence in 2006. Her six collections of poems include Henry Purcell in JapanUnfinished Painting,Sunday  SkatersA Kiss in SpaceOpen Shutters, a (2003 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) and A Phone Call to the Future: New and Selected Poems (2008). She authored a children’s book, The Moon Comes Home, and her first play, Falling Bodies, premiered in 2004. Salter is a coeditor of The Norton Anthology of Poetry and a lyricist who has worked with composers Allen Bonde and Fred Hersch.

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