A.E. Stallings is the author of four books of poetry: Archaic Smile, which won the Richard Wilbur Award; Hapax, which won the Poets' Prize and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Benjamin J Danks Award; Olives; and Like, which was a finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize. She has also published a verse translation of Lucretius's The Nature of Things. Stallings is a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow and a 2011 MacArthur Fellow. She lives in Athens, Greece.