ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Madhur Anand‘s poetry has appeared in literary magazines across North America and in the anthology The Shape of Content: Creative Writing in Mathematics and Science. Her debut collection of poems A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes was published by McClelland & Stewart in April 2015 to international acclaim. “Anand’s attention to and ability to evoke explicit, exponential beauty in scientific and natural form are simply stunning” (Publishers Weekly). Anand completed her Ph.D. in theoretical ecology at Western University, and is currently a professor in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Guelph and interim Director of the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation.
Excerpt taken from A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes. Copyright © 2015 Madhur Anand. Published by McClelland & Stewart, a division of Random House of Canada Limited a Penguin Random House Company. Reproduced by arrangement with the Publisher. All rights reserved.