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Carla Martin-Wood

Author's Bio

Nominated for The Pushcart Prize a dozen times and twice for Best of the Net, Carla Martin-Wood is the author of 6 full-length collections of poetry: out of the bonecage singing, Stories from Eden and Into the Windfall Light (all The Pink Petticoat Press); and Songs from the Web (encore), One flew east, How we are loved, and Flight Risk & Other Poems (all Fortunate Childe Publications). She has authored 8 chapbooks: Season of Mists (The 99% Press), Garden of Regret, Redheaded Stepchild, The Last Magick (Pudding House Chapbook Series); Feed Sack Majesty, The Last Magick & Other Poems and HerStory, (all Fortunate Childe Publications), and Absinthe & Valentines (Flutter Press). A copy of Carla’s chapbook, Garden of Regret, resides in the Special Collections & University Archives at Stanford University, contributed by the great Russian poet, dramatist and essayist, Yevgeny Yevtushenko. Carla's poems have been widely published in many anthologies and journals in the US, UK, and Ireland.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Stories from Eden (The Pink Petticoat Press, 2012), Flight Risk (Fortunate Childe Publications, 2011), Into the Windfall Light (The Pink Petticoat Press, 2011), Songs from the Web (encore) (Fortunate Childe Publications, 2011), How we are loved (Fortunate Childe Publications, 2010), One flew east (Fortunate Childe Publications, 2010)
Chapbooks:
Absinthe & Valentines (Flutter Press, 2011), Redheaded Stepchild (Pudding House Publications, 2010), The Last Magick (Pudding House Publications, 2010), Garden of Regret (Pudding House Publications, 2009)
Anthologies:
Tipping the Sacred Cow (Fortunate Childe Publications, 2011), Vintage (Fortunate Childe Publications, 2011), Postcards from Eve (Fortunate Childe Publications, 2010), Casting the Nines (Pudding House Publications, 2009), Lilith (Fortunate Childe Publications, 2009), Love Poems & Other Messages for Bruce Springsteen (Pudding House Publications, 2009)
Prizes:
Best of the Net 2011 Nominee; Best of the Net 2010 Nominee; Three times nominated for The Pushcart Prize in 2012, Five times nominated in 2011 for The Pushcart Prize; twice nominated in 2010, once in 2009, once in 2008

Carla Martin-Wood Resume

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Jane Kenyon, Mary Oliver, Katha Pollitt, Louise Gluck, Richard Wilbur, Pablo Neruda, WS Merwin, Donald Hall, Billy Collins, Robert Frost, Dylan Thomas, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Anne Carroll George

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Listing last updated: January 14, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
No
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English

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