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Annie Boutelle

Senior Lecturer Emerita in English Language & Literature


Born in Scotland, Annie Boutelle is the author of Thistle and Rose: A Study of Hugh MacDiarmid's Poetry and scholarly and popular articles on wide-ranging topics. Her new books are collections of poems: Becoming Bone is based on the life of 19th-century American poet Celia Thaxter; and Nest of Thistles, winner of the Samuel French Morse Poetry Prize, focuses on her Scottish childhood.

Selected Publications

Becoming Bone. University of Arkansas Press, 2005.

Nest of Thistles. University Press of New England, 2005.

Thistle and Rose: A Study of Hugh MacDiarmid's Poetry. Bucknell University Press, 1981.


Ph.D., M.A., New York University
M.A., University of St. Andrews

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