On November 4, 2013 Lucie Brock-Broido, Director of the Poetry Concentration in the Writing Program, releases her latest collection, Stay, Illusion (Knopf). The New Yorker calls the collection as "never boring" and the NPR characterized the poems as "lush, tactile and physical." Policymic named Stay, Illusion an October must-read. Her books of poetry include Trouble in Mind (Knopf) released in 2005, which was a recipient of the Massachusetts Book Award, The Master Letters (Knopf) in 1997 and A Hunger (Knopf) in 1988.
Brock-Broido has recieved the Witter-Bynner prize of Poetry from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Harvard-Danforth Award for Distinction in Teaching, the Jerome J. Shestack Poetry Prize from American Poetry Review. She is the recicpient of two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships, and a Guggenheim fellowship.
Stay, Illusion was a finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry and is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.