~~Anne Higgins teaches at Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmitsburg Maryland. She is a member of the Daughters of Charity.
She lived 17 years of her adult life in Baltimore City, and has an MLA from the Johns Hopkins University.
She has had about 100 poems published in a variety of small magazines. Garrison Keillor read her poems “Open-Hearted” and “Cherry Tomatoes” on The Writer’s Almanac on October 8,2001 and August8,2010, respectively.
Five full-length books and two chapbooks of her poetry have been published: At the Year’s Elbow, Mellen Poetry Press 2000; Scattered Showers in a Clear Sky, Plain View Press 2007; chapbooks: Pick It Up and Read, Finishing Line Press 2008, How the Hand Behaves, Finishing Line Press 2009, Digging for God, Wipf and Stock 2010, Vexed Questions, Aldrich Press 2013, and Reconnaissance, Texture Press, 2014.