Annie Finch

Annie Finch is a poet, writer, teacher, and performer. Her books include The Ghost of Meter, Calendars, A Poet’s Craft, Spells: New and Selected Poems, and a book-length poem about abortion entitled Among the Goddesses: An Epic Libretto in Seven Dreams.

Why We Need Literature on Abortion

In this excerpt from Choice Words, Annie Finch's anthology of abortion poems, stories, and essays, she reflects on how literature on abortion is necessary on both a personal level and a larger societal one.