American poet and New Yorker editor who published her debut poetry collection, A Working Girl Can't Win, in 1998. Her second collection, The Second Child, appeared nearly ten years later.
She attended Brown University and New York University. She began working for The New Yorker in 1986.
Her two poetry collections focus, respectively, on the topics of professional life and motherhood.
She and her husband, Mathew C. Garrison, had three children.
John Updike praised Garrison's debut poetry collection.