Molly McQuade has received fellowships and awards from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Pew Charitable Trusts and PEN. A collection of her essays about poetry, Stealing Glimpses, was published by Sarabande Books in 1999. Barbarism, her first book of poems, was published by Four Way Books in 2000. She edited By Herself, an anthology of essays about poetry, released by Graywolf Press in 2000. Her poetry appears in Smartish Pace, Issue 12.